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Old 10-03-2008, 17:55   #16
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Originally Posted by hellosailor View Post
Bigcat, that's a nice resource but "Call for price" tells me that I, for one, won't be able to buy any of them. A first class seat to a breakers' yard in India and a return trip home with two slightly used bulkhead doors probably will be half the price and twice the fun. "Yesyes".
Yes, I got a quote from them for portlights once, and it was way over the top. I would guess that a door from a breaker's yard in India would be solid steel, however, and weigh hundreds of pounds. The USCG does not permit watertight doors in bulkheads required to be watertight under CFR 46, such as Sub-T boats carrying lots of passengers. One more reason for going Wharram style in the accommodations, IMHO.

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