Looking for Drainplug Replacement and Ideas

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  1. Light and Variable Winds

    Light and Variable Winds Well-Known Member

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    :) Actually able to remove a Sunfish drain-plug, I searched my local hardware store for a nylon replacement having the same ½-inch thread. They didn't have one, but suggested this stainless steel replacement. PA070024.JPG While I'm happy to have any piece of hardware to pre-lube and re-insert in those hulls where the drainplugs can't be saved—without destruction of the seat—I was wondering if anyone has found a suitable nylon plug?

    Would this be a good spot for [modifying and] attaching a flexible drink-holder or mounting a compass or camera? Ideas?
     
  2. sailcraftri

    sailcraftri Well-Known Member

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    I have used 1/2-13UNC SS hex head bolt 1" long. I suppose you can find a similar nylon threaded part.
     
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    sailcraftri Well-Known Member

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    I just ordered the package of 50. Paired with an o-ring, I will likely be looking to sell some of the 50 I ordered. Will be in in a week. 1 bag of 50 was cheap but shipping tripled the cost. Still cheaper than the $1 SS bolt I typically have used. Thanks for the link.
     
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    Light and Variable Winds Well-Known Member

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    I'd like to place an order for four—including one for a neighbor whose Sunfish I've borrowed over a few seasons.

    Got a link?
     
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  6. sailcraftri

    sailcraftri Well-Known Member

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    I received the supply I ordered so I can sell you 4 with o-ring. Contact me at cjo1023 at yahoo dot com.
     
  7. sailcraftri

    sailcraftri Well-Known Member

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    Here are photos...
     

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