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Re: Embedded Chain plate maint/replacement
Originally Posted by christian.hess
ps. Im doing a major refit on my islander 36, new bulkheads on all chainplates(even the cabinetry bulkheads) new 304ss plates, and retabbing and glassing the bulkheads
Just FYI - I would not go with 304 SS - go with 316 L - the L stands for low carbon. Less carbon = less rust, and yah, less strength (but still within design specs I bet).
Here's two more pictures found by Dylan (Dylan Bailey Yacht Services, the surveyor I used on this).
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