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Old 14-03-2011, 13:18   #1
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Keelbolts on Buchan 37'

I have crawled around the boat and opened every door and cabinet. I still have yet to discover my keelbolts. they are there, I know, but where? cant find a source for information.
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Re: Keelbolts on Buchan 37'

This line:
as was the interior lead ballast of 5500 lbs

From this article:
48 North - Buchan 37

seems to indicate that this is an encapsulated keel. The keel and hull are all one piece from the mold and lead is added to the inside of the boat afterward and usually glassed in place.

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Re: Keelbolts on Buchan 37'

that would mean that I have no keelbolts then I assume. That helps out alot. I somehow missed that line in the article. Nice!
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