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post #7 of Old 09-29-2012
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Re: Galley counter top material

Originally Posted by SlowButSteady View Post

A slab of stone, 100-200 lbs (or more?) of added weight, several feet above the boat's ballast and maybe off-center.

Does anyone else see a problem here?
Granite weighs somewhere between 10 and 15 lbs per square foot. Depends on how much galley counter top you have, but I've seen it in many boats. I'm not necessarily advocating for it. Ours, at over 20 tons, wouldn't even know it was there. However, we have corian.

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