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Lead or shot ballast

higgs

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Aug 24, 2005
3,482
Nassau 34 Olcott, NY
Did Ericson use shot, rather than solid lead in any of its boats?
 
Nov 8, 2010
11,385
Beneteau First 36.7 & 260 Minneapolis MN & Bayfield WI
In the 70s and 80s many small boat companies that cast their own keels would dump what ever they had into the mold to make the keel for the day. That includes sand, brick etc.