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Old 04-24-2013
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Re: Through hulls and hoses

Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
Congrats (assuming all goes well with the survey)

I do not think a P-touch labels will last very long in the bilges, unless you figure out how to seal them well. We printed 1"x2" paper labels and spread them out evenly under a piece of heated laminate and sealed them. We cut between the labels with enough laminate to put a hole punch in one end that wouldn't touch the label and expose it. They all get tie wrapped through the hole punch to the hose coming off the seacock.

p.s. yup, we bought a laminator for this. It comes in handy to make checklists for casting off, winterization, instructions for guests on how to use the head, etc.
I have just thought that perhaps using a plastic or polyester tape would be better. Dymo machines are good for this. There is also an industrial series too, those tapes stay put for years.
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