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pftate1 posted 04-30-2002 01:48 AM ET (US)   Profile for pftate1   Send Email to pftate1  
Have 1990 15' Super Sport. Removed some screws from deck and found water coming throu them. I'm lost as to how much can be in there and how to get it out. Help please this Boat is my baby. The only one of my kids that diden't grow up and move out.
Thank You
Paul Tetreault
Whaler Proud posted 04-30-2002 07:34 PM ET (US)     Profile for Whaler Proud  Send Email to Whaler Proud     
Paul:

There are many threads throughout the forum that deal with this problem and are very informative. If you click on the "show posts" and bring up all posts from the last two years, you'll find what you are looking for.

I have read just about every one regarding water penetration and without knowing exactly where and how much water you have it i hard to rec. a solution. The majority of the posts say to drill small holes to assist in draining the water.

WP

Salmon Tub posted 04-30-2002 08:29 PM ET (US)     Profile for Salmon Tub  Send Email to Salmon Tub     
Just out of curiosity, where do you store the boat, inside/outside, do you experience much freezing in the winter?
Salmon Tub posted 04-30-2002 08:34 PM ET (US)     Profile for Salmon Tub  Send Email to Salmon Tub     
Oh, forgot to ask, which screws did you remove? Have they been their since original purchase, or where they removed, then replaced?
pftate1 posted 04-30-2002 09:05 PM ET (US)     Profile for pftate1  Send Email to pftate1     
The screws were removed from aft deck. I had them holding gas tank in place under seat. Drilled hole next to drain plug and get slow drip from it. The boat is stored outside and covered.
The new guy "ME" found the FAQ's today. Will look back as far as threads go and see what I can find.
Thanks so much. I'm off to do some reading.
Paul T

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