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Brent Swain
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by Jeff_H View Post

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.

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