Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Rusting Steel Hull Fasteners

Here's a clear -but low profile clue to rusting steel fastenings. You can just make out rust blooms around the bungs - open up and exam thoroughly - since boat nails are hard - but no impossible to remove for inspection - a well known insurance company has recommended punching the fastener head with a drift and watch for plank movement and or rust scale.

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