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mysticeti 07-23-2008 02:53 PM

Newport Table
Hello Im new to the group.

I have a Newport 28. I am having trouble with the table. It is too old to hold the screws to the tabletop.

Does anyone have a suggestion on what to replace the tabletop with?



WallyCorrigan 07-26-2008 06:28 PM

Newport Table
My table was a bit loose when I bought my boat last year. You can try larger screws if you can't re-tighten the old ones. Another thing that you can do is put either a glued golf tee into the hole if it's large enough and let it dry. Drill it out to the size screw you have and put it back in. If the hole isn't large enough for a tee, you can stuff glued toothpicks into the hole and drill them when they dry.


upnatit 09-03-2008 01:29 AM

That's a good one... I have a problem with the base that holds the table when it is unfolded. It slides a bit and droops the leaf. Annoying!

WallyCorrigan 09-03-2008 11:15 AM

Which part slides, under the table, or on the deck?


stpabr 11-03-2010 02:27 PM

Don't ya just hate it when they don't reply back....

mgmhead 11-03-2010 03:18 PM

Dude, the post is from 2008 ... hopefully he got the table fixed by now.

stpabr 11-09-2010 01:12 PM


Originally Posted by mgmhead (Post 662456)
Dude, the post is from 2008 ... hopefully he got the table fixed by now.

Ya I know...That is why I made the COMMENT....:D

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