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post #3 of Old 12-19-2012
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Re: Improvised Repairs

Run a loop from the hatch handle to something below tighten it and use a Spanish windlass to get it real tight.
I've found that a bicycle tire tube, split, is great for wrapping around a leak in a hose type device. I used it to wrap my shaft seal gland to do remove it to work on it afloat.

Walt Elliott
Kingston WA
Puget Sound
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