I purchased a brass one for $20 from a back yard boat dealer who has been in the business since the 60s.
I consider myself lucky. I was looking for a deck bailer screw with chain and even that part goes for $22 retail.
You can find the deck screw with chain online but its expensive $22 for a...
OK, I saw the posting. I have the screw in type.
I never had a problem with it, but it seems others
have a problem with the bailer getting stuck.
I believe a little Vaseline or WD40 resolves the problem,
but sand will adhere to the threads so I don't grease
mine to make things worse.
I wash it...