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Old 04-26-2010
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Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post

Through bolting them with the proper bedding compound would make them far more secure than using just a sealant alone, even 5200 wouldn't be as secure as having them through-bolted with a proper backing plate.

If you're worried about someone unscrewing the bolts... put a second locking nut on the inside...and that should prevent them from being unscrewed without access to the interior of the boat.

If I was bolting or screwing the C channel to the boat it would be on the inside of the channel and when the boards were in place, the bolts or screws would be covered by the boards.
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