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Old 09-23-2016, 10:30 AM   #36
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City: Maryland
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Vessel Model: 42' Sportfish
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Originally Posted by Art View Post
Only on considerably small craft have I experienced a "drain plug". Good feature though. But - Sure would need to be of a robust nature/build to last in good condition for many decades on older substantially sized classics.

Really? We've got three. Each needs a fair size (3/8"?) allen key to remove...

Our aft-most bilge compartment can take in rain water through the (un-plumbed) rod-holders... so that's the one we pay most attention when we're on the hard.

Our 34' Mainship III had one, aft, and it was important to remove that rascal while blocked, in case of rain or snow... 'cause that'd all end up in the engine room otherwise.

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