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Old 13 July 2014, 17:51   #11
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I've used a 12v car tyre pump connected to hose pipe
. pipe pushed through bung and sealed with plasticine.

Turn on pump. Work round every seam and fitting with soapy water... I found a fitting that had been put in without sealant...

Make sure pressure does not get too high.

Start with cracks...
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Old 13 July 2014, 18:02   #12
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I've used a 12v car tyre pump connected to hose pipe
. pipe pushed through bung and sealed with plasticine.

Turn on pump. Work round every seam and fitting with soapy water.....
Something like that.
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Old 14 July 2014, 11:28   #13
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Hi Guys thanks for your interest and suggestions and no I dont recall a video of the flooded boat although it has had plenty on our last trip around Coll.

With regard to the bung I replaced the o ring surrounding it and have put a smear of waterproof grease around it.

I suppose the Northcraft builders had seen this as an obvious problem and thats why the drain bung was put in

I will try to flood the deck and seen where the bubbles emerge or where water drains to

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Some of the more obvious leak locations are the bung fitting itself, around the drain sock/s and any other through hull fittings you may have. A loose fitting tape on a tube is another good one - an open inch might allow water to jet into the space BEHIND the tube (maybe around the transom boxes). It takes more than a few divers to introduce 200L of water into a boat.
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