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Re: How are lifeline stanchons mounted?

Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
The stanchion holder has a slot in it which fits over the toe rail, It is then bolted to the toe rail and then the deck. Our toe rails are bolted onto the hull deck joint with 4 inch centers, all great strength vs a stanchion base embedded in the gelcoat and bolted through it.
Unless I'm mistaken, with those rail mounts, the bolt that goes through the deck utilizes one of the existing holey rail bolt holes as well, so no extra drilling.

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