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Old 20-03-2015, 16:38   #1
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Clear finish for a NON anodised mast.

This is my first "thread", and thankyou to Lori for your technical help!
I want to re finish my mast, having had extremely good results using a clear Tectyl product. Unfortunately this particular line of their range is no longer being made. Investigations here in Oz indicate 2 similar choices of a clear finish being available for aluminium in a marine environment: Nyalic, and another product called Envelon.
Have any CF members had experience with either, and if so, how is it standing up?
In anticipation, many thanks.
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Re: Clear finish for a NON anodised mast.

Nyalic is excellent, much better than tectyle


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Old 21-03-2015, 13:21   #3
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Re: Clear finish for a NON anodised mast.

Thanks Roland from Tempo Spars. I was hoping for a recommendation that would sway me towards either Envelon or Nyalic. So far Nyalic wins out!
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Re: Clear finish for a NON anodised mast.

Can recommend Nyalic too. Very easy to apply, goes an incredibly long way, and lasts well.


I have no experience with Envelon.
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Re: Clear finish for a NON anodised mast.

Hi Tim! Fancy meeting you here...

Used Tectyl years ago quite successfully, glad to hear that there is a good substitute for it.

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Re: Clear finish for a NON anodised mast.

Tectyl goes a yellow colour after a few years where are the nyalic seems to last much longer and stays clear.



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