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Al Seymour posted 07-21-2001 03:28 PM ET (US)   Profile for Al Seymour   Send Email to Al Seymour  
Need new copper drain tube in my '71 Katama 16' 6" Whaler. My old one has flare on one end,plain on other.
Also what is best way to install, so no leaks. Thanks
Al Seymour

Outraged posted 07-21-2001 04:54 PM ET (US)     Profile for Outraged  Send Email to Outraged     
Check in the Repair/Mod section. You may have to go back into previous posts to get this info.
counterstrike posted 07-21-2001 05:00 PM ET (US)     Profile for counterstrike    
Would be nice to replace that Item with a SS tube.


Dick posted 07-21-2001 08:12 PM ET (US)     Profile for Dick  Send Email to Dick     
Replace it with one of the new PVC ones. They are easier to install and will last forever.
Eric posted 07-21-2001 09:43 PM ET (US)     Profile for Eric  Send Email to Eric     
don't make the mistake of using copper. The original tubes are brass, copper won't last long at all in salt water. The moron at the boatyard that worked on my whaler used copper, I had to change it before using the boat. If you want a brass tube, marine surplus in sarasota FL has the tubing in uncut stock. The normal marine store sizes will be too short.

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