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jwmiller
10-09-2012, 06:16 PM
I purchased a teak platform to replace the fiberglass one that was on my 197. Does anyone have any suggestions as to the size of screws i should use and if I should use wood glue as well?

Consequently I have a fiberglass platform is looking for one. It is orange and is in used condition.

John

madcityskier
10-09-2012, 06:59 PM
Stainless screws.

Thrall
10-09-2012, 07:49 PM
Stainless and larger diameter like #12 screws. Figure out the exact right length, don't want them poking thru the top of the deck!
Pre drill holes in deck. I used a little dab of gorilla glue in each hole, but I've pulled apart decks with no glue too.

jwmiller
10-10-2012, 11:56 AM
Thanks! Just the answers I was looking for.

John

dfmaus
10-10-2012, 12:29 PM
Like Thrall said - you MUST predrill - teak will split very easily.

Thanks! Just the answers I was looking for.

John