|Topic Review (Newest First)|
|01-26-2008 10:30 PM|
I've posted ths before but it is cheap and works great and lasts for years!
It works great and has give so it holds up over time.
|01-26-2008 05:15 PM|
|Freesail99||I use a piece of ice & water shield I get at home depot. It is used in roofing and works well and is cheap.|
|01-26-2008 05:12 PM|
Spartite is an excellent solution which serves both as mastboot and mast collar. For difficult to fit mast collars, like our CS 36T, where the halyard exit boxes are only an inch above the partners, Spartite is the only good solution. For most boats, there are a variety of other, cheaper solutions to a mast boot that may get the job done. Two common ones are a self-sealing tape and a pre-formed boot that you cut to fit.
You need to figure out what will work for you, I tried three different solutions for our mast boot before I spent the money on Spartite, which has worked very well.
|01-26-2008 05:00 PM|
|xort||Is spartite the only solution; or better yet, is it by far the best solution?|
|09-27-2000 04:39 PM|
mast boot leak
You might try a product called Spartite. It is expensive but provides an elegant and long lasting solution. The two part mixture is poured into the mast cavity after building a dam with clay. Once the material cures (about 24 hours) it provides a perfect seal and yet still provides a certain amount of "give". The mast is sealed at the Partners. We used it on our Taswell 43 two years ago and would recommend it to anyone.
|09-16-2000 04:08 AM|
mast boot leak
I would like information on what product to use to seal around the mast boot to prevent rain water from running down the side of the mast into the cabin... thanks Mark