Help Mounting This...

Discussion in 'Metal Boat Building' started by BamaFishin, Mar 6, 2007.

  1. BamaFishin
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    BamaFishin New Member
    Not sure if the link worked but I'm mounting some of these that I made myself on my 12' Jon Boat but I wanted to know what I needed to do to keep it from leaking water?Do I need to use some kind of gasket material and bolts with seals on them or something?If someone could kinda of explain to me what I needed to do I'd appreciate it.Any info would greatly be appreciated.
  2. SamSam
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    SamSam Senior Member

    Seal the wood with resin. If you don't have that, paint or glue would be better than nothing. Use bolts with a big washer on the inside. Before assembling, put a ring of silicone caulking around each hole, inside and outside the hull so when the bolts are tightened the caulk oozes up against the bolts. Sam
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