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alman 04-18-2011 08:14 PM

need Allmand 31 keel info
 
Does anyone know the composition of the keel?

Is it lead covered with fiberglass?

Is it one molded piece or is it bolted onto the hull?

Thanks for any info?

mitiempo 04-18-2011 10:13 PM

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All the original brochure states is that it is internal ballast and glassed over to form a "double bottom". My guess is that it is not lead or they would have bragged about it.

alman 04-18-2011 10:37 PM

Thanks Mitiempo. I did see that when I was researching.....not very informative, is it? You are probably correct....if it was lead, they would have bragged about it.

mitiempo 04-18-2011 10:42 PM

I would have.:)

mwells 09-14-2012 12:38 PM

Re: need Allmand 31 keel info
 
Cruise model iron Short mast
cruise/race model lead tall mast 2 more feet.

aa3jy 09-14-2012 01:27 PM

Re: need Allmand 31 keel info
 
As a former owner of an Allmand 31..it's an encapsulated iron keel

ALLMAND 31 sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com

https://groups.google.com/forum/?fro...!forum/Allmand

..but some on the Allmand google group say it's concrete

davidpm 09-14-2012 03:14 PM

Re: need Allmand 31 keel info
 
I saw one in our yard that had a hole in the bottom with a lot of rust comming out.
It could easily be iron scrap imbedded in concrete.


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