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post #3 of Old 06-19-2007
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Draw the line on deck in pencil that you want the track to follow, drill the first hole, put the bolt through it, move the track till you see th pencil line centered in the hole, drill that hole put the bolt through (but don't fasten) and so on introducing the bend as you go. When you get to the last one, take itall apart and enlarge the holes 3/16" oversize to the bolt size. Not fill all the holes with marine tex or thichened epoxy. Now very catefully redrill the holes the bolt size and make sure you are centering the bit. Put it all back together with you choice of bedding (mine is 5200). Washers and nuts are in order this time. You are done.
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