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I would like to add that back-filling also gives more strength to resist the crushing effect of tightening any bolts and nuts used, which a foam or wood core would not withstand. (next step SS inserts).
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Also, you might want to countersink the holes for the fasteners a tiny bit.. this leaves a space for the sealant to fill in and allows it to act as an o-ring gasket...
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