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post #39 of Old 05-07-2012
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Re: Dead Reckoning

Originally Posted by jackdale View Post
The plug is the same material and diameter as the knotmeter. It is held in place by the same threads as the knotmeter. I pull knotmeters regularly to show my students how it is done.

Check the video I posted for other techniques.
Ok, good video, I love the attitude of those guys and how they abuse the crash yacht for the greater good. But I still don't see how basically a plastic thru hull plug that is usually not mounted very well on the hull is acceptable for a boat. I would not mount one and as stated plan to plug the two now installed. With all the debris in the water now there is a lot of stuff to hit and knock out the knot meter. By the way, ordered some of the orange forespare plugs that they showed in the video, mine arrived a couple days ago. Good to see they work, along with the collection of my wood plugs.

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