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If you're in salt, that might be expected, particularly on the lower terminations, and especially if the wire is type 304. In salt, Type 316 will be less prone to corrosion, and is preferred. There is no reasonable way to add sealer at the swage.
Some salties use swages on the upper terminals (which drain), and mechanical terminations such as sta-lock at the bottom, so they can drain, and can do field maintenance as needed.
Paul Van Voorhees
Certified Tohatsu TLDI Technician
Mgr, Obersheimer Sails
Buffalo, NY USA