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post #4 of Old 03-22-2012
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Re: tapered seacocks

Originally Posted by kjones View Post
I originally thought the seacocks on my p26 were old spartan ones. However now I'm not sure. There's no dog washer and there aren't any bolts! I am at a loss as to what is holding these things on to the boat besides some sort of 5200 like sealer. Any thoughts?
Most builders don't seem to have bothered with the bolts. The mushroom goes in from the outside, and the seacock is threaded onto it. So the mushroom and seacock flange are sandwiching the hull. It's pretty strong even without the mounting bolts.

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