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Re: have you replaced the outboard motor mount ?
Originally Posted by Southron Spirit
i got the garrelick mount it is several inches wider then the old mount i am wondering if epoxy putty would be ok for filling the old 3/8 " holes that the old motor mount used , im going to put a piece of a cutting board between the mount and the hull, but would still like to fill the holes .
Absolutely use epoxy putty. I used watertite from Interlux It's a good idea to ream the holes a little larger so there is a clean surface to adhere to. I also counter sunk the mount holes on the transom so when I put sealant on the new mount it forms kinda like an 'O' ring.