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OK I have been thinking about it and maybe a new through hole below the waterline will be the way to go. I think I can do it sitting at the dock, no need for a hall out.
Infarct I think I can re-purpose this one to one of my bilge pumps eliminating a valve!
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Not kidding

You must be talking about the through hole under water?
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I have changed a few or more through hole valves that are below the water line, no problem. I also know some dock mates that have installed some through holes below the water line while in the water. I do not see the big deal? You’re not going to sink. Ok the insurance company may not like it.
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I will ask around

I have not decided if that is the way I am going to go. But I will ask around the dock and find out how they did it.
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I would highly recommend hauling the boat if you're going to be putting in a new 1-1/2" through-hull.
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Why would you want a holding tank macerator pump out ABOVE THE WATERLINE... Do you really want/like having a stream of **** running down the side of your boat???
I hear ya, you don't want to pollute. That's why on my boat, I ran a hose from the macerator up to spreader-level on my mast, with an aft-facing shower head attachment. Keeps it all in the cockpit.
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I hear ya, you don't want to pollute. That's why on my boat, I ran a hose from the macerator up to spreader-level on my mast, with an aft-facing shower head attachment. Keeps it all in the cockpit.
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I would be very interested in a Video!
Bah, I replaced a below the waterline thru-hull with the boat in the water, you just have to be quick and have a scuba diver ready to insert the new thru-hull as soon as you finish the hole. As you can clearly see from the video a little water got in during the procedure but no big deal.


YouTube - Thru hull replacement
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