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Old 11-02-2013
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Re: Embedded Chain plate maint/replacement

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Originally Posted by jimgo View Post
Chuck, why not build the area up, rather than grinding it down? You've got a lot less stainless steel distributing the load; wouldn't you want the fiberglass in that area to be beefier?
Sort of yes. One thing I have to maintain is the angle of the chain plate.


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Last edited by chucklesR; 11-03-2013 at 06:18 PM.
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