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Re: Keel bolt torque values ????

FWIW: I just came across the following keel bolt torque specifications on another Sailboat Forum. This was taken it said from DIY magazine 2004-3 :
KEEL BOLT TORQUE SPECS :

Bolt-Diameter.........Foot-Pounds............Nut-Size
0.5".......................80........................0 .75"
0.75"....................250.......................1.12 5"
1.0".....................350........................1. 50"
1.25"....................450.......................1.87 5"

Rick

Last edited by midnightsailor; 10-11-2012 at 07:02 PM. Reason: reformatted chart
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