SailNet Community - View Single Post - Any tips for removing corroded bolts at rudder?
View Single Post
post #9 of Old 05-09-2013
Living the dream
ReefMagnet's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Mackay Qld AU
Posts: 188
Thanks: 5
Thanked 14 Times in 13 Posts
Rep Power: 8
Re: Any tips for removing corroded bolts at rudder?

I would add to the above and say go buy a small cordless impact wrench. I have a 10.8 volt one which is very compact that was included in a kit I purchased and I had absolutely no idea how handy it would be on a boat until I actually started using it. These gadgets will not only rattle stubborn bolts loose better than any hand tool, but it will also do and undo stainless steel philips screws with greatly reduced risk of burring the head over.
ReefMagnet is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome