Titanium boat bits

I’ve not done much for boats, why i don’t know as titanium has better corrosion resistance than 316 stainless and whether its on water or land the same rules of power to weight ratio apply! maybe a bit different as its a different medium, but whats true is that a heavy boat takes more energy to get it moving than a light one.

Anyway i’m not really in the boat business, but i’m happy to make bits for them. These little bits are for a racing boat, don’t ask me what they do, i haven’t a clue. But they were very hard and time consuming to make, biggest problem was skimming 5mm thick plate down to 2.5mm and then 2mm at the end. The profiling was done by hand with file, i now look like popeye after sucking up a tin of spinach through a pipe! The thread in the little fork thing is M3, shudder!

Titanium boat bits
Titanium boat bits
Titanium boat bit, M3 tapping
Titanium boat bit, M3 tapping

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