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Old 06-05-2018, 05:18 PM
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Originally Posted by chrisrack View Post
You don't see garboard plugs with long neck s because you generally don't extend the wood/composite core all the way to the drain.

Most manufacturers and rebuilders leave the area around the drain void of a core and compensate by using many layers of glass resulting in a thickness of 1/2 to 3/4"
Well....bummer. I didn't do that, so I guess I am stuck with the brass tube. I guess it should be alright. 18' boat that will be trailered and in and out the same day on all but very rare occasions. Thanks.