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Aluminium Triton Welding Question #10648106 02/25/15 11:42 PM
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I have a 17'6 Magnum and the trolling motor is ripping out. Who do you recommend to do the welding? I am currently running a MotorGuide but am hoping to go to a MinnKota Ipilot soon. Thanks
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Re: Aluminium Triton Welding Question [Re: Chops] #10648168 02/26/15 12:07 AM
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Have a local welder tig weld a plate and fill any holes on or under the place where it ripped out


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Re: Aluminium Triton Welding Question [Re: Chops] #10648260 02/26/15 12:34 AM
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I was kind of hoping there was someone in the DFW area who specialized in boats. I was hoping for someone who would understand the strains this area of the boat would come under.

Re: Aluminium Triton Welding Question [Re: Chops] #10649164 02/26/15 12:51 PM
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A photo of your problem might help generate some suggestions. It may be possible to through bolt an aluminum plate to the deck with a backing plate and then bolt the new motor through the plate and the deck. .100" thick aluminum welded is still .100" aluminum.


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Re: Aluminium Triton Welding Question [Re: Chops] #10649364 02/26/15 02:20 PM
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I have been told that McGills in Lewisville does some specialty welding.


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I beleve woody at cw. welding in tool [cedar creek ] can solve your problem


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Re: Aluminium Triton Welding Question [Re: Chops] #10658226 03/01/15 03:38 PM
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We got you covered on this one. Touch base with Tiltman. He can work wonders on those tin cans...

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