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Old 01-29-2019, 12:29 PM   #5
Shrew
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City: Westerly, RI
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Vessel Model: 1999 Mainship 350 Trawler
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Originally Posted by Fish53 View Post
They get stuck on the barb pretty good and have wire in them so they're hard to cut, I've found using a large pipe wrench and twisting as though it were a fitting breaks them loose. I've also found wrapping it in a towel soaked in hot soapy water seems to help before the wrench treatment.
If I'm replacing it, I cut it off.
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