Sure, if in good shape, hardware can be expen$ive. Wire brush well and clean with vinegar.Pikemaster25 wrote:Would I be able to reuse the existing bolts and just put new nylock nuts on the back of them?
ONLY if truly dry ... make a tent with anything that would cover it and use a hair dryer or heat gun to flow warm air around it ... and protect from rain.Pikemaster25 wrote:Also, if the wood is still in good shape and I can get it out in one piece, could I just epoxy it up and reuse the same piece of wood since it's not pressure treated ?
FWIW I see the same damage on 90s to early 2000s boats used in the salt, where the Mfg'rs started using untreated or uncoated ply, to get away from the PT-treated wood issues. 'Salt' has its own issues. And as I said, that corrosion is a 'chloride' precipitate corrosion so you MUST remove all traces of any 'white' residue or corrosion.
Sit back, think it through and you'll be OK ... and we're here to walk you through any obstacles!