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Re: [TowerTalk] TowerTalk Digest, Vol 58, Issue 4

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] TowerTalk Digest, Vol 58, Issue 4
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 17:41:27 EDT
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Bee's Wax.
Bee's Wax is readily at ship chandleries ... or "marine supply stores" that  
somewhat cater to sailboat type of people.
Bee's Wax is used to coat the twine used in sail repair ... if such  repair 
must be done by hand. 
It is also used ... in olden days anyway ... to coat the twine before used  
on line (rope) to keep it from unraveling. The procedure is called "whipping an 
Try "Downwind Marine" in San Diego ... or any boat shop that caters to  
cruisers and/or sailboat people.
Johnson & Jefferson in San Francisco surely has it as I bought it  there, 
among other supplies, years ago.
I have no affiliation with Downwind Marine ... however I do personally know  
the owner and some of their employees ... past & present.
No affiliation with Johnson & Jefferson either.
73 & GL
Les, NN6K

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