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    How do I reseal a leaking sunfish

    Thanks Kent, I'm going to try the pressure test first than decide how far I want to go with it.
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    How do I reseal a leaking sunfish

    Thank you, I guess I'll try a pressure test first.
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    How do I reseal a leaking sunfish

    I've been drying out a waterlogged hull all last summer than stored it upsidedown for the winter and found lots of water in the hull again. No holes or cracks so it bust be leaking at the seams. Can I drill out the rivets on the moulding and reseal it and how is the best way to go about this...
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    Drying out a Sunfish

    I picked up an 86 sunfish last winter very cheap. It was on a working trailer where it had sat for 10 years. Found out it was full of water and after draining it still was a good 200 lbs. I installed two 4" ports and let it bake in the sun for 6 weeks with no results. I've been using a hair...
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    Sunfish full of water

    Thanks, this boat is very heavy and I have my doubts but I am going to fashion a fan to blow thru while look around for a good hull.
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    Sunfish full of water

    Thanks, I'll try the hair drier.
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    Sunfish full of water

    Funny thing is all I needed was a hull. Anyway she weights in at around 200. I really don't want to cut it up and start from scratch but I guess I won't be sailing any time soon. Do I have a chance?
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    Sunfish full of water

    I bought an 86 sunfish that had been sitting on a trailor for 10 yrs and it was full of water. Only paid 100.00 but my goal is to sail her. The bottom had a few shallow divots from the trailer that I filled with marine tex and it seems solid. I'm going to install 2 hatch covers and try to air it...
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    rudder parts for '68 sunfish

    Contact me at sstrickler59@yahoo.com and we can work out the details.
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    rudder parts for '68 sunfish

    I have the complete set of pre 72 brass fittings for hull and rudder. 100.00 for the whole lot.
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    Need Hardware

    I have the whole set of brass including all hull and rudder fittings with rudder cowell. I want 100.00 for the set.
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    Need Hardware

    I have all of the old style hardware for sale posted in the sunfish for sale forum
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