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Old 04-20-2018, 09:31 PM   #2
City: San Francisco
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Speedy Charlotte
Vessel Model: Beneteau Swift Trawler 44
Join Date: Oct 2016
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Originally Posted by gaston View Post
Time has come to strip and prep my cap rails to make ready for some form of oil or varnish . At present I'm told they have a 2 pak varnish that's failed the Australian sun in just 14 months so.
I'm calling on the brain trust and ask what they have used in HOT conditions.
Have you considered Cetol? My cap rails are holding up amazingly well in Norcal, so not 100 degrees. Regardless, they were done as follows:

1 coat of epoxy
2 coats of tinted Cetol
3 coats of clear Cetol
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