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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
In stock online.

$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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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 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (18)
  • Weather proof (15)
  • Protects well (11)
  • Visually pleasing (3)

Cons

  • Messy (4)

Best Uses

  • Wood trim (11)
  • Outdoors (10)
  • Quick fix (10)
  • Indoor (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (11), Casual/ recreational (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17)

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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4.0

Would buy and use again

By Hondo222

from Rock Hall Md.

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry rot repair

    Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

    Works well

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Strengthen that rotting wood

    By Good quick fix

    from Colo

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Good penetration
    • Protects Well
    • Weather Proof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Flooring
      • Outdoor
      • Quick Fix

      Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

      Used in transom to identify areas of fiberglass/wood break down. Sealed those areas well. Also used in rotting flooring supports and held screws well.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      I will use Git Rot again

      By Capt. Mike

      from Charleston, SC

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor
        • wood in marine application

        Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

        I have used Git Rot in a marine application restoring a boat and on the base of columns in repairing a building.I found this product worked great on both.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Does just what it says

        By G

        from Seattle

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoor
          • Quick Fix

          Comments about Git Rot Penetrating Epoxy:

          Have used on soft deck areas and rotted hatch wood. Better than replacing because it turns wood into a plasticky composite that will be around when we live only in the songs of our people.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          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

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