Originally Posted by mitiempo
LET THIS THREAD DIE!!!
ABYC standards do not allow a soldered connection unless it is also crimped.
Your time would be better spent fixing your deck properly instead of worrying about soldering vs crimping.
Hahahah I don't worry one bit, I know perfectly well what I am doing, and as for that deck, the boat has a serious design flaw. Fixing it to as-new condition is just not good enough. ROFL