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WelshWhaler posted 11-05-2001 04:39 PM ET (US)   Profile for WelshWhaler   Send Email to WelshWhaler  
The question I have is regarding the drain hole in the forward starboard cockpit area of my 19' outrage. I know it is a drain hole and that it obviously drains toward the stern. When I took a wire and tried to locate the terminating point, it appeared to go into the wiring channel under the center consul. Does anybody know if this is the correct location? Is there a diagram available? Any help is appreciated.
Marco Whalo posted 11-06-2001 01:28 PM ET (US)     Profile for Marco Whalo  Send Email to Marco Whalo     
That is correct. The forward drain empties into the tunnel that starts under the center consol and ends at the bilge. This tunnel hold the wires. Take a garden hose or pressue washer and stick it in the front drain and that should clear out any gunk. The drain is not large. I own a 1775 19'4" Outrage and that worked for me.

Mark

Whaler4me posted 11-07-2001 11:04 AM ET (US)     Profile for Whaler4me  Send Email to Whaler4me     
I have the same 19' outrage, with the same clogged stbd drain. What I did was the old coat hanger trick, didn't work, but what did work was to fill it up with water, and create suction like a plumger. Worked after a short while. Good luck
WelshWhaler posted 11-11-2001 02:08 PM ET (US)     Profile for WelshWhaler  Send Email to WelshWhaler     
Thank you!!!!!! It is still clogged from what I believe to be a run away sinker. Oh well, now the fun begins.......
Thanks again.
Andy.

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