Originally Posted by camaraderie
Gil...bad idea. Butter away being sure to get the 301 in the bolt holes and NOT to tighten fully until it is well set so you don't squeeze it out of place.
Additionally, put down blue painters tape to contain the mess
. To the OP... are these new bolt holes? Even if they aren't, make certain they are prepped properly so that you're not setting yourself up for a soggy core. There are plenty of posts here on Sailnet -- do a search on 'rebedding deck hardware'.
BTW, welcome aboard