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post #4 of Old 09-29-2011
1968 Pearson Wanderer 30
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I have the same port lights, if I'm understanding your description correctly, on my 1968 Pearson. I re-bedded two of them that were leaking, using butyl tape, after reading all of Maine Sail's excellent tutorials. The previous owner had bedded them in BoatLife stinky caulk. What a stink that made, scraping all that crud off!

Anyhow, it worked extremely well. Nary a drop since.

- Bill T.
- Richmond, VA

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