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Old 08-02-2011
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All this keel bolt talk has me wondering now. It almost seems that it's better to seek out a iron keeled boat since it's so expensive to do them in lead.

Truthfully, to burn or drill out in lead and put in cross doweled bolts or half round washers and re-lead is not within DIY territory? I hear risk mentioned, but no matter how well a professional shop would do the work would they not have lots of legal disclaimers in their agreement with you? And in the end.. (err bottom) it's the keel stub/sole/shoe that is almost always the area that fails?


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