Aft Deck... Diamond plate aluminum?

Corrosion, Paint, Through Hulls, etc.
MiDiver
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Re: Aft Deck... Diamond plate aluminum?

Postby MiDiver » Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:19 pm

Agree on doing it early. The deck is in pretty good shape right now but going to add benches for dive gear. Figured now might be a good time before adding benches.
1984 Marinette Sportsman 28’
Hardtop - Flybridge
Twin 318s

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Re: Aft Deck... Diamond plate aluminum?

Postby Busia » Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:27 am

I replaced the sidewalls up to the gunnels with aluminum when I did the deck. Just plan it out, and cut the sheets with a skilsaw that has a carbide blade. More teeth the better.
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located in Ketchikan, Alaska. Gods country
32 foot Marinette express. (no fly bridge)
twin 350 Crusader (Chev 350) engines
1:1 Borg Warner velvet drive transmissions
Closed cooling (antifreeze in the engine)
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