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Hello everyone
Does anyone recommend a marine wax that can be applied in temperatures say in the 40’s and roller furling grease?

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Not all roller furling units require grease. I would recommend you check your unit's manual to be sure it requires grease. If it does, I'd recommend using DuPont Teflon Bearing Grease or DuPont Krytox.
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my Furlex requires it, I will research those out
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As for waxing.... the best instructions I've seen on the subject are Maine Sail's... and you can read them HERE.
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