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waterwal posted 01-27-2003 10:15 AM ET (US)   Profile for waterwal   Send Email to waterwal  
My metal transom HIN tag is very heavily oxidized, and I can only make out a few digits. I've tried using a ton of 3M marine restorer, but it doesn't work very well here for whatever reason. Does anyone have a better way to get the numbers back?
doobee posted 01-27-2003 11:58 AM ET (US)     Profile for doobee  Send Email to doobee     
When I was at whaler, we'd make new ones on request. I don't know if they still do.
tflyer posted 01-27-2003 01:51 PM ET (US)     Profile for tflyer  Send Email to tflyer     
How 'bout the Alum. capacities plate on the inside port gunwhale of the Montauk, Anyone re-creating these?...Tom
alkar posted 01-27-2003 08:42 PM ET (US)     Profile for alkar  Send Email to alkar     
Chuck Bennett at Whaler may have a metal capacities plate for your boat. He couldn't find one for my boat, but he might have one for a Montauk.

he gave me all the numbers I needed and suggested I go to a trophy shop and have a new plate made for my boat. I have yet to try that, but I plan to do it this spring. Chuck is be a very knowledgable and helpful guy. Give him a try.

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