Originally Posted by Don Lucas
either there is more to the story, or ............ you need a real hammer!
It was a proper hammer
That was removing the rubbing strake - through bolted (1/2 inch bolts - although many somewhat less!), nuts long since "welded" on (with rust
), hammer was used after the drilling out approach, sometimes that went neatly - sometimes not
........sometimes a gentle tap sent the remnants flying through
....sometimes a lot more effort required. and occassionaly a very pissed off DOJ