1. R

    Appropriate sealant and when to wax after bottom painting

    I am about to install a Harken ratcheting block, a new bridle and bow handle. I picked up 5200 permanent sealant but maybe should not use that. Thoughts and advice appreciated. Also just finished bottom paint 1 coat primer and 2 coats of top side paint - all Rustolem marine products. When can...
  2. rukidn

    Sealing cabin top seams

    A while back I posted the rebuild of our companionway hatch cover. Moisture damage. Now I need to reinstall and caulk the seams. After reviewing so much online information, I remain confused as to the best choice to caulk these seams. Not 5200, other 3M sealants yellow, some chalk like Lifecalk...