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Brent Swain
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by desert rat View Post
A thought for your aluminum welder, perhaps before or after bending use a rosebud
to stress relieve the aluminum? I am no master welder just a wierd thinker.
I'd keep the heat away from aluminium . Too unpredictable . With steel it can be used , carefully.

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