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PostPosted: 20 Jul 2014, 20:05 

Joined: 23 Jul 2011, 19:15
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Can some one tell me if wood transom needs to be removed to weld up holes in transom of a 1542 topper boat. I yes , then how?


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PostPosted: 20 Jul 2014, 20:51 
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You could weld it without removing it for sure. Might damage it some in the process though. Really comes down to whether or not it needs replaced to begin with imo. If it's solid than weld away, if it's rotten or soft, weld and then replace it.


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PostPosted: 21 Jul 2014, 21:18 

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thanks, the transom is rock solid. So weld away it is!


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PostPosted: 22 Jul 2014, 08:26 

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The holes can't be filled and sealed? Why do they need to be welded?


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PostPosted: 22 Jul 2014, 21:59 

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Location: Richland Chambers Lake Texas
I had 4 or 5 holes on my transom welded up. No Fire, no damage to the wood, & ground down smooth so you cant tell that it ever happened.


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PostPosted: 23 Jul 2014, 07:30 

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Adding power tilt and trim. It's after market and a different bolt pattern.


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PostPosted: 23 Jul 2014, 23:18 

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For larger holes ( nickel size or bigger ) I'd get a piece of aluminum plate cut to fill in most of the area of the hole & have it welded in. This mainly has to do with the skill & experience of the welder involved. It never hurts to get an opinion from the welder on what can be done.


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