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ALUMINUM VS. STAINLESS STEEL

Source: Boat accessories are made from both aluminum and stainless steel. The choice of metal depends on the application.

Look up boarding ladders in a marine catalog and you’ll find a bewildering array of models, some made from stainless steel, others from aluminum.

The choice in metals is not limited to boarding ladders. A wide range of boat accessories come in either aluminum or stainless steel, including window frames, rod holders, grab rails, drink holders, table and seat pedestals, and more.

In addition, you might need to decide between aluminum and stainless for a custom-built

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