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How To Reinforce Old Broadmoor Decks?

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andy gartner
Noticed another 36" 3-spindle B/moor deck cracked around the spindles. Formerly, on another deck, the dealer did some welding, and 6-bolting spindles. Any ideas, on this repair, how to reinforce, or is 6 bolting good enough?

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Hey Andy, I made sheet metal disks for mine. I don't know what guage sheet metal, but it is almost 1/8" thick. I made them just small enough on the OD to fit in the wells on the top of the deck where the spindles go. I used a hole saw to cut the bores (3", I think) with. I welded them in, then drilled the bolt holes. On the bottom of the deck, I welded the cracks up then ran a full circle bead around the spindle holes about 1/2" outside of the bolt circle. Hopefully this will reinforce the deck enough to keep the cracking to a minimum, at least. I used a MIG welder so I could keep the heat down to a minimum and hopefully not make the deck brittle. So far, I haven't seen any evidence that it is cracking anymore.

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