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Old 21 July 2009, 15:53   #11
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Originally Posted by spartacus View Post
Not robust enough for a proper repair. Might be okay to 'fill in a gouge or scrape' but not for a sheared skeg.

Good man spartactus!! Will note for reference

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Old 21 July 2009, 16:19   #12
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Old 22 July 2009, 03:53   #13
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i have seen a few skegs repaired with bolt on plates sandwiched to the existing skeg ,,,on the subject does anyone know if that chemical metal stuff would have any effect on the surrounding metal owing to galvanic corrosion ,or doesent it affect it .just a thought .mart
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Old 22 July 2009, 08:56   #14
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Here is a picture of the damage. Apologies for the quality i am no JSP :
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Old 22 July 2009, 13:24   #15
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Thats an easy one to be welded .. Just make sure the dudes are competent, and have some experience of this type of alloy, see if you can find someone with a bit of history for this kind of work rather than just take their word for it
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Old 22 July 2009, 18:25   #16
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Originally Posted by Bigmuz7 View Post
Thats an easy one to be welded

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