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coronado keel bolts
Hi all (my 1st post !)
My wife and I are over from the UK, bought a coronda 45, with a fair bit of work on it, got good advice off Darrell Powell Ford from this site! saved me a bit of hard earned cash, so many thanks Darrell
Now got to do some keel bolt work, bolts badly corroded and the rear 3ft of the keel has cracked and dropped down about 1/4 inch.
my plan is to find a yard in san diego where I can put the boat on the hard for a couple of weeks whilst I try to extract the bolts!
Any one done this type of work?
Am I likely to snap the studs, or do I stand a good chance with a decent stud extractor,
The manual which came with the boat says the keels is bonded on and as 3/4 of the keel joint looks good I would rather not try and part !
Any advice will be seriously appreciated !!!!!!! steve.