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post #5 of Old 01-21-2013
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Re: Do all Beneteaus have iron keels?

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Originally Posted by HeartsContent View Post
I like some of these boats but the iron keel is simply a deal breaker. Curious to see if any were made without iron keels.
Check out this link before you make iron a deal breaker - the bolts in iron are easily replaceable for a few $. Modern coatings make iron far less of a maintenance problem than years ago.

Keel J bolt replacement in lead keel

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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