65449Re: [bolger] Re: Mohegan frindship sloop and ballast
- Feb 1, 2011
> for high density, and also steel punchings are used in marine ballastAfter I hit send to that last email, it occurred to me that using
> concrete mixes.
recycled automobile tire lead wheel weights at aggregate would be a
real and cheap alternative. Where I live, you can go down to the
local tire shops and they all have 5 gallon buckets where they collect
the wheel weights they discard when they balance new tires on rims.
The give these away for free or for cheap mostly to the people who
make lead castings for bullets, or for fishing weights etc.. Put
these lead wheel weights in the hold of Monhegan, and fill the
interstitial spaces with cement slurry, and you would get a cheap high
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