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Lund vs.

In the vs. welding Minnesota nice goes so

Late in last century, was making rounds of boat builders, trip that stops at and Crestliner. New York Minn. I a tour the Lund facility, my visit to plant that riveted aluminum If you’ve been, the is deafening; constant pound, pounding of machines.

Except a welded down the a Lund held together rivets and

In the of the the Lund took pains point out the advantages riveted construction welded aluminum Welding, he can ruin temper of aluminum and it. And can crack break, and that happens luck finding welder who do a job fixing Rivets, on other hand, easy to and in pinch you plug leaking with epoxy. has repaired of its after they run on and suffered damage. “And you ever how they jet airplanes?” said in “Rivets.”

The very day I 60 miles the road Little Falls, the Crestliner where all boats are No pounding just the and snapping bright light dozens of stations. And we walked the plant, Crestliner host pains to out all the advantages welded construction. stronger, and done correctly pros like Crestliner welders, not weaken metal. It’s attractive – would want look at boat with those ugly heads? Over rivets get and leak. a rock, welded boat just get dent. The might blow a dozen “And think this,” he in summary, would you a perfectly piece of drill it of hundreds holes, and expect it float?”

Larson Crestliner boat

A Crestliner uses Navy to tout advantages of construction.

So I was in New Mills last to visit facility where Crestliner and boats are made (see and Lund: Nice ), asked if was difficult the two welded versus after all years. I gave each a chance bash the guy’s construction. they would take the Nothing but

What happened that in Lund and were sold Genmar Corporation the Brunswick Group. Genmar to let boat brands as autonomous so Lund pick on Larson would it eyes Glastron, and was all At Brunswick, sister brands apparently bad

However, the night I a one-page on the website, with headline “The Navy Builds with All-Welded Does Crestliner.” then in fine print, riveted boats. glad the rivalry is going strong.

Larson Crestliner boat
Larson Crestliner boat
Larson Crestliner boat
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