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Re: Embedded Chain plate maint/replacement

Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post

There is a heavy glass strip at the bottom of the plates, this folds horizontal over where the coring obviously starts (as well as the gel coat).
At the top there is a gel coat cover strip, up under that looks like this.

Those screws are bunged toe rail/cap rail, stanchion bases etc, going through the bases, teak, and folded 'shoebox' lips of the deck/hull.

While you're in there you may want to add some through bolts to the hull/deck joint as opposed to just screw & glue....

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