Originally Posted by flo617
I wonder if I'll be able to extract the plugs without too much trouble or if I'll have to grind them down to the screws.
That's the hundred dollar question.
If it was done properly the first time around, you should be able to dig them out - carefully..
Just out of curiosity: How are the hinges attached? Hatches like yours usually get leaks through that way.
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