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Old 01-30-2014, 08:57 AM   #15
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All good points, thanks. I didn't want to offend the rivet purists but thought it might make a lot of sense to use zinc screws with washers to hold the pan in place. You can't see it and it can be re-opened. Zinc vs. stainless steel??

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Old 01-30-2014, 09:52 AM   #16
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Zinc, IMO.

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Old 01-30-2014, 12:43 PM   #17
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Or Stainless with Zinc washers. The Zinc protects the aluminum and steel. Hot dipped galvanize works well but zinc plating does not last long.


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