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Re: Do all Beneteaus have iron keels?

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Originally Posted by mad_machine View Post
One of the benefits of iron is that after sanding your keel down to bare metal, you can always weld more metal onto it to fill any rust eaten hulls. This also works for any missing "chunks" taken out from groundings. You can then grind it back smooth and prep with modern paints and sealers and go on your way
If you take a "chunk" out of an iron keel in a grounding, smoothing the keel out is going to be the least of your concerns.
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