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Old 05-26-2022, 02:51 AM
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Default They need to put it back in the ocean...

This was on a local buyselltrade group for $250. No, I'm not interested, just curious what caused the severe "pitting". Looks like they were using it for a boat mooring...
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Old 05-26-2022, 08:20 AM
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Yeah laying on the bottom of something in salt water. Also if it was at the bottom of a pile of scrap, with some aluminum, galvanic corrosion for many years.

it is just scrap a this point.

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Old 05-26-2022, 11:26 AM
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The top may be a second piece, perhaps it could be replaced. However if I remember right, it’s a tricky process at the best of times to put a face on an anvil.

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Old 05-26-2022, 09:35 PM
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At this point, it's best and highest use is attached to the legs of a deserving politician before they go for a swim.
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