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Old 10-05-2013
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

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Originally Posted by Jeff_H View Post
Brent:

Can you weld 16 ga.? Most of those light gauge boats seem to be riveted.
A skilled guy with a tig can. Too thin for mig. Rivets would be a good way to put seats and floatation compartments in.