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06-02-2006, 08:56 PM
Any words of advise before I install a Thru hull scoop for my ballast system? Do I need any type of gasket, or will a marine silicone suffice, if used liberally?

06-04-2006, 10:56 AM
Silicone is not a good sealant to use below the water line on a boat. A better sealant would be a bedding compound; the best I've found is 3M 5200. It takes a little longer to dry, but provides a much better water barrier for the fiberglass. Hope this helps. GL