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10-23-2008, 03:45 PM
I have a 17 foot lapstrake runabout that I am about to put to sleep for the winter it is used in brackish water ..should I rinse the interior with fresh water or leave the residue of the brackish water alone or add a solution of a fungus preventive to guard against dry rot?
10-23-2008, 04:45 PM
In my runabout shop when I had a client's boat in for annual maintenance, I typically painted out rot prone areas with a rot preventative, in my case Cupra lignum.
Would be a good idea to leave some water in the boat to act as a humidifier. Leave boat as open as possible (seats out etc) to ensure air flow.
10-24-2008, 06:01 PM
Is this the same as cuprinuol?
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