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dauntlass 18 posted 07-30-2000 09:05 PM ET (US)   Profile for dauntlass 18   Send Email to dauntlass 18  
Please advise on how to dry out foam in the hull bottom approximately 12" from transom and on starboard side approximately 8" up from keel. The water entered through a one and one eighth inch hole where a factory installed aerator pump is. The way I discovered the leak: 4 small screws holding the pump side of the wall were dripping water. I removed pump and screen. Overnight approximately one gallon of water dripped into bucket from pump holes. Is the foam designed to get wet and dry out? This is my first Whaler. I wonder why I waited so long to get one; it is a super boat. Thanks for any help from Forum members.
bigz posted 07-31-2000 05:51 AM ET (US)     Profile for bigz    
Welcome to the forum, please refer to this post Topic: Restore/Repair 1969 Nauset found in this Forum section --- Tom

dgp posted 07-31-2000 12:35 PM ET (US)     Profile for dgp  Send Email to dgp     
If your boat is still under warranty, contact the dealer before you attempt any repairs. Don
bigz posted 07-31-2000 12:48 PM ET (US)     Profile for bigz    
Great thought "dgp" if "dauntlass 18" has a Dauntless 18 then it should still be under warranty --- go see your dealer ASAP -- duh -- didn't put two and two together -- Tom

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