stainless steel rubrail

Discussion in 'Boat Yard Basics' started by oysterbreath, May 6, 2012.

  1. oysterbreath

    oysterbreath Well-Known Member

    I'm still thinking about using a SS steel rub rail system. So far, most of the ones I've found have been crazy expensive. Recently I've been thinking about using the SS insert for a taco system as a lone SS rub rail:
    http://greatlakesskipper.com/product/791_792-boat-rub-rail-rub-rail-inserts/7--stainless-steel-34-inch-x-8-ft-boat-gunnel-molding-rub-rail-insert.html

    Anyone else done this successfully?

    I also found these:
    http://www.brunnerent.com/Tools/Portfolio/frontend/item.asp?type=11&size=0&lngDisplay=0&jPageNumber=4&strMetaTag=

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    extruded aluminium at a decent price. Anyone used aluminium?