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hi, i just bought a windex to attach to masthead come springtime. I''e always heard to insulate to s.s. screws from the aluminum mast. what product works for this?
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both i and practical sailor swear by Duralac.
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I''ve used Lanocote, comes in spray, tubes or tubs, to bed SS fittings to aluminum. After 6 years the SS screws back out of the threaded aluminum with ease. I also coated the backs of any SS plates that I mounted to the mast/boom with Lanocote and haven''t had any signs of corrosion so far.

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Where can I buy Duralac?
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