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Old 04-08-2011
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I've used 3/4" Black PVC as a backing plate for things like a through bolt for mounting brackets. It works very well and lasts forever if not exposed to sunlight. Stronger than PE and more resistant to creep. I've seen starboard used as a backing plate for an outboard bracket, after a few years it cracked.
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