You may have residual water in the tank that you thought was drained. The only way to be certain is to remove the pipe assembly (I have a more and very obscene name for those pipe connections) and check for water. THEN, replace the line from the tank to the pump with reinforced, vinyl hose and...
M Maron, welcome to SBO. You will find lots of folks who gladly share their knowledge on issues with boats.
As to your question, it looks like a 115v "extension" cord. So, is it wired into the 115 electrical panel and if so, is it hot?
Next question, is there a 115 water heater on board? Is...
As a long time Boat US/Geico customer I am concerned by your report.
But to clarify some details, I'd like to know if you had an "Agreed Value" clause in your policy. I have been told that, should my boat be a total loss, the "Agreed" amount would be paid.
If that was the situation that you...
I just re-foamed all of the cushions on my 79 H30C. I bought 'firm' foam from an American,
online foam seller, which was cheaper than Sailrite.
The company is Ritchie Foam out of North Carolina, and is online at:
There are sellers...
Well the 'bonding' material may be a less than permanent sealant like silicone or similar.
You might give the seam a nudge with a paint scraper and see if it moves easily.
I think Hunter was aware that these fixtures might require replacing, as my 12v panel guard did many years ago.
I think I agree with Dalliance. I understand the need to save some bucks,
but you're gonna have to live with the result for a long time.
So save the aggravation and cost of a re-do later. Save up and do it primo the first time.
That was a great write up on the things you found that need attention.
Please consider posting this write up with the pics in the "Owners Mods" section of this forum.
You didn't mention anything electrical, so I'll add that when you or any owner
of an older boat consider rewiring, try to get...