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Re: Cockpit Drains: Where do we get them?

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Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
Back in the day they WERE sink drains in lots of cases.
True... and as long as they're a decent stainless and not pot metal they are probably OK - the issue was usually lack of a good hose barb or a long enough spud to firmly attach a hose.

On the flip side, if you saved the basket/stoppers you could turn the cockpit into a bathtub for toddlers on a hot day!
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