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Posted on Spar Urethane - Minwax vs. Varathane

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#1 posted 11-18-2014 07:13 PM

I’ve not used Varathane but every other brand of spar varnish (including Minwax) I’ve used that came from a bix box store failed to hold up more than a year outdoors. Le Tonkinois is the next product I intend to use if I need to finish an outdoor project. An acquaintance informed me it’s held up for three years on an exterior door which is far better than anything I’ve finished with spar varnish.

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