SailNet Community - View Single Post - Newport 27 keel. How is it constructed?
View Single Post
  #9  
Old 09-15-2008
KeelHaulin's Avatar
KeelHaulin KeelHaulin is offline
STARBOARD!!
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,662
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 10
KeelHaulin will become famous soon enough KeelHaulin will become famous soon enough
I would not worry too much about the bolts; the epoxy bonding/sealing job they did was excellent. In addition IIRC the bolts are galvanized steel so they won't suffer from crevice corrosion like a stainless bolt would. The bain of non stainless steel fasteners is oxygen getting in and promoting corrosion; but since the bolts are sealed from above and below there should be little oxygen getting in there.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook