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Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy

Easy-to-use epoxy rescues dry-rotted wood from oblivion

Soaks into wood fibers and restores strength to rotten sections. By drilling small holes into fiberglass laminations, underlying wood can be saturated and much of its original strength can be restored. Cures overnight. Can be sanded, painted, drilled, tapped and is compatible with most sealants and paints. Two parts in each package: resin and hardener.

  • Formulation: Two-part penetrating epoxy sealer
  • Recommended Usage: Inject into dry-rotted wood, wood deck or hull cores
  • Provides structural reinforcement
  • Coverage: Volume required for saturation about half the volume of rotted wood
  • Drying: 1/2 hr pot life, overnight dry to touch, one week to full strength
  • Color: Clear amber
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy - 4 OZ 105163 1063
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$19.99

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Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy - 16 OZ 105155 1064
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$49.99

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Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy - 32 OZ Kit 139626 1065
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$72.99

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Product Description

Easy-to-use epoxy rescues dry-rotted wood from oblivion

Soaks into wood fibers and restores strength to rotten sections. By drilling small holes into fiberglass laminations, underlying wood can be saturated and much of its original strength can be restored. Cures overnight. Can be sanded, painted, drilled, tapped and is compatible with most sealants and paints. Two parts in each package: resin and hardener.

  • Formulation: Two-part penetrating epoxy sealer
  • Recommended Usage: Inject into dry-rotted wood, wood deck or hull cores
  • Provides structural reinforcement
  • Coverage: Volume required for saturation about half the volume of rotted wood
  • Drying: 1/2 hr pot life, overnight dry to touch, one week to full strength
  • Color: Clear amber

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BoatlifeGit Rot Penetrating Epoxy
 
4.7

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Weather proof (13)
  • Protects well (9)

Cons

  • Messy (4)

Best Uses

  • Wood trim (11)
  • Quick fix (8)
  • Outdoors (7)
  • Indoor (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (9), Casual/ recreational (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

git rot

I have found this product stops the rot and gives you a good base to put some type of filler in. It made the wood as strong, if not stronger than the original....Read complete review

I have found this product stops the rot and gives you a good base to put some type of filler in. It made the wood as strong, if not stronger than the original. I have used it on window sills and trim in my house also. Treat with git rot, fill with fiberglass filler, sand and paint and you would never know it was repaired. I am presuming the person that said it did not work at all did not follow the directions on use or did not get the product into the rotten wood well enough. There are a number of steps and you do have to let things dry inbetween but I think this is a fantastic product as long as there is enough wood left for the epoxy to soak into.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good product easy to use

To fix wooden floor work'sgreat

To fix wooden floor work'sgreat

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5.0

Gets It Right The First Time!

By Bob

from Jacksonville, FL

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Protects Well
  • Visually Pleasing
  • Weather Proof
  • Well worth the $$.

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

      Always have a use for this product when repairing used sailboats I've purchased over many years.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Handy size and easy to use

      By Quazimodo

      from DuPont, WA

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Protects Well

      Cons

      • Messy

      Best Uses

      • Wood Trim

      Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

      My model of sailboat has a chronic problem with water seeping into the bulkhead that anchors the Starboard chainplate, causing rot and ultimately leading to a "de-masting." I drilled a series of holes and then spent several days heating the bulkhead to ensure it was totally dry. The 4 oz size of Git Rot was more than enough, and the 20 minute working time was more than adequate. The bulkhead is now more solid than ever (and has an extended chainplate, just to be sure).

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      There is a learning curve

      By Mike

      from Oklahoma

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Messy

        Best Uses

          Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

          Had several soft spots around the cockpit hatch and rot around the window openings. Wish I could have accelerated the set time to control flow

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Excellent Product

          By Ron

          from Sarasota FL

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Protects Well
          • Weather Proof

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Wood Trim

            Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

            How does anyone with an older wooden boat live without this product? Easy to use. Turns rotten wood into petrified wood. Amazing stuff. Read the science beyond Git-Rot that explains how it works.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            3.0

            Good product easy to use

            By Jef

            from Maine

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Weather Proof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoor
              • Quick Fix
              • Wood Trim

              Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

              To fix wooden floor work'sgreat

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              I would buy this again

              By BigBill

              from Patchogue Long Island Ney York

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Protects Well
              • Visually Pleasing
              • Weather Proof

              Cons

              • there is no cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoor
              • Outdoor
              • Quick Fix
              • Wood Trim

              Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

              Used it to repair one floor beam in the cabin made the beam as strong as new

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              miracle worker

              By curly

              from owings mills. md

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Weather Proof

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoor
                • Outdoor
                • Quick Fix

                Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

                easy to use. saves you from having to replace wood in hard to reach areas

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                lifesaver for older boat restortion

                By Curly

                from Owings Mills, MD

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Weather Proof

                Cons

                • no con's

                Best Uses

                • Quick Fix
                • Wood Trim

                Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

                Best product for rot repairs in hard to reach areas. Saves a lot of wood replacement.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                can"t go wrong with this product. Saves hours of work.

                By curly

                from owings mills, md

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Weather Proof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Wood Trim

                  Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

                  this product allowed me to save and continue using hard to replace parts that that were prone to rot.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  I have been using Git Rot for over 40 years. Great product.

                  By Capt. Tom

                  from Morganville, NJ

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Protects Well
                  • Weather Proof

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoor
                  • Outdoor
                  • Quick Fix
                  • Wood Trim

                  Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

                  Any small wood work repair.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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