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PostPosted: 03 Jul 2013, 16:05 
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replacing the transom on our tinny, reading about treating the wood i've seen the terms "Spar Urethane" and "Spar Varnish" used interchangeably for sealing boat woods. They seem to be a different product with the same outcome? is there a difference?



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PostPosted: 03 Jul 2013, 23:10 
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Either will be satisfactory. Spar varnish will have a longer cure time. The urethane will be a harder finish. Both will offer adequate protection..


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PostPosted: 04 Jul 2013, 06:51 

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Also urethane will also provide UV protection if you plan on leaving it as the top coat. If your going to paint over the spar then varnish will suffice.


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