It will be way cheaper to take the pushpit to the welder than have them come down to the boat to fix it. Cost per hour for our local welder is double at the boat vice the in shop price
. Wish the builders wouldn't do it but they love to put fasteners in places where it's nearly impossible to get at the backside. Be sure those aren't plain screws holding down the pushpit rather than machine screws with nuts and washers. Very easy removal
if it's only screwed down.
in place are difficult. They'll have to grind the edge where it's broken to get rid of corrosion
or the weld won't stick. A delicate operation with only inches of space to work with. Also not a bad idea to pull the pushpit, rout out the core
, if any, around the fastener, fill with thickened epoxy
, redrill the puka and rebed with polyurethane
, polysulfide or butyl sealant
. Might save you a bunch of headaches down the line.