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Old 11-12-2008
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I've been following this with some interest. We bought a 1975 38' C&C in July and none of the gate valves work and the surveyor recommended they be replaced with ball valves. Its in the cradle now and I plan to replace the gate valves with ball valves. Can I remove the valve from the through-hull and put on a ball valve or is it pretty well guarenteed that the through-hull is going to spin and I'll need to remove it and rebed it? If that's the case, then, is a flanged valve better?
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