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wpr posted 07-16-2001 07:34 AM ET (US)   Profile for wpr  
I have a 98 Montauk. This weekend, I pulled the bilge pump to clean the bilge area. I noticed a seam where the pipe that runs from the console area to the bilge well did not fit flush. There is a small space (.020 to .030) at this juncture. Does anyone know if BW seals the "underside - the area not exposed to you" with either fiberglass or 5200 prior to assembly? Has anyone else notice this on their boat? I want to be sure moisture is not getting into the hull.
Whalerdan posted 07-16-2001 01:13 PM ET (US)     Profile for Whalerdan  Send Email to Whalerdan     
Haven't noticed but will take a look at mine and let you know.
sklein posted 07-16-2001 08:03 PM ET (US)     Profile for sklein  Send Email to sklein     
My '99 was the same way. I couldn't tell if it was sealed well or not. I loaded it with sealer all the way around just in case. Also was true at the front where the tunnel meets the deck. I loaded that one up too. Needed or not, I don't know, but a little sealer now is cheap insurance against wet foam.

Steve

wpr posted 07-16-2001 08:21 PM ET (US)     Profile for wpr    
Thanks, I cleaned this area really well and there is a black sealant between the two pieces. However I will take your advice and seal carefully. Just in case.

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