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Old 11-11-2008
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Sounds like a plan Maine. I'll take every tool, material, & part possible to handle anything... Even the splash zone. The boat will start to settle at 11.5' and the thru-hull will expose at around 10' Start working then... I'll have 4 cycles to get it fixed before I will have to get off the grid or stay there for another month! Fun fun fun... BTW I had to get the darn thing Fedexed overnight because the big local marine store is shut down for inventory and no one else had a 1.25" freaking bronze ball valve. Gotta love Alaska. If I'm not too rushed I'll try to take some pictures so you can add a "What to do (or not to do) if you are a pathological procrastinator" section to your thruhull website..
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