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Old 01-30-2012, 11:09 PM
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Mine's Billet...no need for drain holes...
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Old 01-31-2012, 07:48 AM
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Johnboys has holes drilled in the bottom....
An corrosion at the area around the holes Kev?

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I drilled mine on the last boat I had with a platform. It froze and broke the first winter. It was never in salt though...
Yeah, the salt is what's making me worry a little about going the drilled route. I normally launch and pull the boat in freshwater (even if the boat is used during the day in salt, but for the very rare time that I don't, I don't want to worry about corrosion issues.

Then again, it's starting to sound like having the holes drilled in the tubes is the overall safer and potentially "lighter" way to go since water seems to find a way mirgate in over time and freezing is a certainty in this area.
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Old 01-31-2012, 07:59 AM
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[QUOTE=SS930;3605785]An corrosion at the area around the holes?

No. He actually just stripped the powdercoat off to have it redone and the platform looks great!
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Thanks Kev, I think I'll go that route to play it safe.
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Mine's sealed tight...
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Tig welded tight.....Then injected with nitrogen.
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