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by AHAB!
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Plastic Barrel Nuts for Dauntless 13 Hatch
Replies: 9
Views: 3573

Re: Plastic Barrel Nuts for Dauntless 13 Hatch

After contacting Sue, I found out [from Boston Whaler} that "Boston Whaler never put plastic barrel nuts on their boats" Since I am the original owner of this 13 DAUNTLESS and the boat was never sent to service, i tend to disagree with that statement. My assumption is, the production team ...
by AHAB!
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Plastic Barrel Nuts for Dauntless 13 Hatch
Replies: 9
Views: 3573

Re: Plastic Barrel Nuts for Dauntless 13 Hatch

I like the idea of plastics because it is the weakest link in that connection. With that being said; it is the first to break/ strip, not causing damage to hatch.
On that note- I will give Sue a call.

Thanks
by AHAB!
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Plastic Barrel Nuts for Dauntless 13 Hatch
Replies: 9
Views: 3573

Re: Dauntless 13 anchor locker fasteners

Thanks Phil. I found the sex bolts but they are steel, i really want plastic. Although I may have to go to steel.
by AHAB!
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Plastic Barrel Nuts for Dauntless 13 Hatch
Replies: 9
Views: 3573

Plastic Barrel Nuts for Dauntless 13 Hatch

I have a 1998 Dauntless 13 and am the original owner. The anchor locker hinges have three stainless screws with a plastic [barrel nut] on backside. The [barrel nut] has a Phillips head with a flat flange approximately 1/16-inch thick x 1/2-inch diameter, with a 1/2-inch-long x 5/16-inch diameter bod...