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Re: Toe rail refinish/rebed 1987 pearson

From a thread in SBO

"The hull and deck are through-bolted on an outward flange, and the resulting sandwich is then covered with a plastic rubrail. This method of attachment is strong but the outward facing flange is a bit ungainly and exposes the flange to damage in the event of a collision. The flange is topped off with an attractive oiled teak toerail."
... doesn't sound like any kind of core under the toerail, but this was a cursory look and chasing down the dozens of google hits might yield a better source...


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