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#11852800 - 09/27/16 08:19 PM Cleats on an aluminum boat
ArgyleFloater Offline
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I have an old 14' v hull boat. It has thin rails and I don't know how would attach some cleats? It doesn't have any at all. Any suggestion is helpful.

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#11852861 - 09/27/16 08:45 PM Re: Cleats on an aluminum boat [Re: ArgyleFloater]
Bob Landry Offline
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Can you post a pic of the sides and rails of the boat. That may give us some ideas.
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#11853266 - 09/28/16 06:39 AM Re: Cleats on an aluminum boat [Re: ArgyleFloater]
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Stainless bolts and lock nuts?
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#11853312 - 09/28/16 07:10 AM Re: Cleats on an aluminum boat [Re: ArgyleFloater]
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Use a backer plate and through bolt it.
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#11858664 - 10/01/16 10:39 AM Re: Cleats on an aluminum boat [Re: ArgyleFloater]
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Rivnuts if you have enough void beneath the mounting surface.
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#11860673 - 10/02/16 05:40 PM Re: Cleats on an aluminum boat [Re: psycho0819]
Bob Landry Offline
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Originally Posted By: psycho0819
Rivnuts if you have enough void beneath the mounting surface.


Those would not work. They have a lip that would be on top of the mounting surface and would keep the base of the cleat from contacting the mounting surface. I ended up through bolting them on my Seaark and did the same with Driftmaster bases.
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