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Re: 5200 Bond
I pulled a bronze port from a derelict wood boat yesterday. It was stuck in with what I assume was 5200 - if it wasn't it was the same rose by a different name. The port was very heavy & sturdy so I tried a variety of destruction methods - chisels, pry-bars etc.
Chewed up the wood pretty well but no movement of the port - at all.
Finally I tried a razor knife with the extendable segmented blades (Olfa). I slit it around the flange against the inside cabin side and then from the outside around the spigot. Had to repeat this a few times until I was sure I had bottomed out the knife from both directions.
After that it was a matter of prying on the flange and tapping on the spigot until it suddenly popped out onto the cabin sole.
If it was plastic you'd have to take it easier on the prying & tapping but it should work - if the plastic hasn't gone UV brittle.
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