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Old 08-18-2003
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Sealing Chainplates

My portside chainplate has recently developed a leak that is prevalent when sailing in windy conditions with water washing the deck. It is not noticable in the rain.

The chainplates were sealed with 3M 4200 a year ago but it seems not up to the task. What is the best "proper" method for sealing this before it causes irreparable damage to deck and bulkhead?

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