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post #2 of Old 07-15-2012
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Re: Tartan 3500 Anchor Locker Leak

This issue is a common one. The leak apparently stems from the two drain apertures just above the waterline in the anchor locker. These are not sealed and allow water to enter between the hull and the inner fiberglass locker. This space is open to the interior of the forward cabin at the aft end of the locker.

The solution is to remove the chrome trim that decorates these drains on the outside of the hull and fill the surfaces of the holes thoroughly with epoxy, including any adjacent cracks on the inside surfaces.

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