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Old 09-04-2018, 11:20 AM
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There is a hole in the transom of my new boat. I mean, what the hell? I've launched twice and both times the damn thing has almost sunk. If I don't get under way and on plane within a few minutes it will sink. I don't dare to stop and coming back to the ramp is a nightmare.
To put the thing back on the trailer I have to come as close to the ramp as possible on plane and make the wife jump out to get the truck and trailer. Then I have to drive the boat up onto the trailer without stopping.
First she bitches about getting wet but the worst is the amount of time she takes backing the trailer down. I almost ran out of fuel as she just can't get it right.
Back to the hole. No, not that one, the boat's hole. I don't think it was an accident or oversight as there is some sort of brass tube lining the hole. It looks deliberate but other boats must not have it as they can just sit there without sinking.
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Video of the wife jumping off and in her wet clothes or it didn't happen. Fabricated story to get your 3000th post eh?
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Pics of her hole?
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Is it a seacraft?
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I'm knocking on wood as I read this being thankful I have never had an extra hole in my transom.
That is why I have some flextape in my boat

How well did the bilge pump keep up?

I have often wondered the utility of a light on at the helm that would come on whenever your pump was running.
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Originally Posted by bugnut View Post
Is it a seacraft?

Crevalle
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Damn holes always get my money. Pics of hole while squirting?
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A job for Mr obvious.
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I bet it has "teeth" inside that hole like something was screwed into the center that brass piece.





........................might want to see if you can find something that fits that tooth pattern that might plug the hole! LOL
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So after it almost sunk the first time you launched it you took it out again without fixing said hole?

Sounds too me like you are unsuccessfully trying to kill your wife.
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Stick your plug in her hole.
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Originally Posted by Ccamp View Post



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Correction: a Crevalle with a power pole!
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Originally Posted by t500hps View Post
I bet it has "teeth" inside that hole like something was screwed into the center that brass piece.





........................might want to see if you can find something that fits that tooth pattern that might plug the hole! LOL

:tht_r ulez:
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Got to be a Contender or Freeman
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stuff your dingle in the hole.
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Grab a little duct tape and 5200 and she will be fine
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take the extension cord wrapped around your prop and use that to plug the whole hole...
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flexseal. I saw the guy on the commercial fix a huge hole in his boat with it.
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Wait 'til the Whaler guys hear about this. You'll get plenty of advice from them...

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