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cas8100 07-10-2009 06:32 PM

Thru Hull Hole Sizing
 
I'm installing a new 3/4" ID thru hull (forespar marelon). The actual hole sizing required is at least 1 1/16". Should I oversize the hole (i.e. 1 1/8 or 1 1/4) so that there's plenty of room for sealant or size it as accurately as possible. Any Thoughts?

Thanks

sailingdog 07-10-2009 06:55 PM

Drill the hole as close to the correct size as possible to give the fitting the greatest mechanical strength.


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