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212 decunniff Re: Need advice on Parker 2520 8/10/2004 7:26:00

Granpafish, you are right on tightness in the vee.

I haven't had to touch any there. Mine in the cabin were more
likely from contact with the rubrail and a dock or boat perhaps that
led to some water getting by some screws.

I have carpeting in my vee, but I can still get to the screws.

Dana

--- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=pHGDDI9_87GyGXFsiaRUNSJGLk-gurs_5UE2jF-4mVAzkV5-sn5RPvEMGKns-Kr81mqF8-1_EQqWUuZT6PHWQxCCFvg">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "granpafish" <auto35668@h...>
wrote:
> Thanks Dana. I think that we are going to pull it this week.
I'll
> have the time to look it over and (hopefully) understand how to
> implement your suggestions. If I remember right, there isn't much
> access from the bunk area up into the rubrail interior area.
Maybe
> I'll need someone with more flexability. At any rate, I will let
> you guys know what happens. Really appreciate your help. Granpa
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> -- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=pHGDDI9_87GyGXFsiaRUNSJGLk-gurs_5UE2jF-4mVAzkV5-sn5RPvEMGKns-Kr81mqF8-1_EQqWUuZT6PHWQxCCFvg">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "decunniff" <decunniff@y...>
> wrote:
> > Granpafish, you can see the screws and bolts/locknuts from the
> > inside of the cabin. I put sealant on and around about 5 screws
a
> > couple years ago when I got rain water coming through at the
> rubrail
> > height. I did this from the inside. I haven't had water come
> > through the bolt locations. All I did was coat around the
threads
> > and it stopped. I use Lifecaulk but you can use your favorite
> > sealant.
> >
> > I saw the other reply on the forward bilge hose letting in water
> > from wave action. I haven't seen that with mine, though it
> depends
> > on boat loading, type of boating weather and more. Could also
be
> > layout, as I have a 2530.
> >
> > Dana
> >
> > --- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=pHGDDI9_87GyGXFsiaRUNSJGLk-gurs_5UE2jF-4mVAzkV5-sn5RPvEMGKns-Kr81mqF8-1_EQqWUuZT6PHWQxCCFvg">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "granpafish"
<auto35668@h...>
> > wrote:
> > > Dana, Thanks for the input. We haven't put any new holes in
> the
> > > boat. I said deck just to differenciate from a backup of
water
> > from
> > > the rope locker. One more question if you'll take the time.
Do
> > you
> > > access these screws and bolts from under the rubrail or from
> > inside
> > > the boat. As you can probably tell, I'm not near the boat.
(we
> > > keep it about an hour away) My son will be using it tomorrow
> and
> > > will be checking on the hints that you guys have given us.
> We'll
> > be
> > > pulling it soon for a mid season power wash, etc. and will
have
> > > easier access to the rub rail if needed from the outside.
> Thanks
> > > Granpa
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=pHGDDI9_87GyGXFsiaRUNSJGLk-gurs_5UE2jF-4mVAzkV5-sn5RPvEMGKns-Kr81mqF8-1_EQqWUuZT6PHWQxCCFvg">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "decunniff"
<decunniff@y...>
> > > wrote:
> > > > Granpafish, he means that the hawsepipe opening should face
> > > forward
> > > > (the gap when it is closed though it isn't likely to be in
> > > > backwards).
> > > >
> > > > Everything said so far is true to check.
> > > >
> > > > The rubrail area has let water into my main cabin before,
not
> in
> > > the
> > > > vee, and I found two screws that were the problem. There
are
> > > screws
> > > > and bolts with lock nuts. The screws are usually the
problem.
> > > >
> > > > Also the water has to drain into the bilge when you take a
> wave
> > > and
> > > > water gets into the anchor locker, or every time you use the
> > > anchor
> > > > line and put it away. Mud, sand, seaweed, leaves, etc. can
> clog
> > > it.
> > > >
> > > > Since you say it is also from the deck in the last e-mail,
> make
> > > sure
> > > > your hatches all are closed and sealed. Make sure anything
> > you've
> > > > added that required a hole isn't leaking.
> > > >
> > > > Dana
> > > >
> > > > --- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=pHGDDI9_87GyGXFsiaRUNSJGLk-gurs_5UE2jF-4mVAzkV5-sn5RPvEMGKns-Kr81mqF8-1_EQqWUuZT6PHWQxCCFvg">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "granpafish"
> > <auto35668@h...>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > --- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=pHGDDI9_87GyGXFsiaRUNSJGLk-gurs_5UE2jF-4mVAzkV5-sn5RPvEMGKns-Kr81mqF8-1_EQqWUuZT6PHWQxCCFvg">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "ustank2"
<tison_t@p...>
> > > wrote:
> > > > > > Some of the water may be coming from the bolts backing
out
> > > > behind
> > > > > the
> > > > > > rub rail where it is not sealed properly. The water from
> the
> > > > hawse
> > > > > > pipe should run into the rope locker then to the bilge.
> The
> > > hole
> > > > > > should face towards the pulpit. The forward pump needs
the
> > > hose
> > > > up
> > > > > to
> > > > > > keep water from entering the through hull excessively in
> > rough
> > > > > sea. At
> > > > > > least this is what I found on my boat.
> > > > >
> > > > > US< Thanks for the advice. I will check all the bolts.
I
> > > don't
> > > > > understand what you mean by the "hose up". Are you
talking
> > > about
> > > > > the forward bilge pump? Could you explain what that
means?
> > I'm
> > > > not
> > > > > only old, I'm not real smart. Thanks Granpa