Glad it all worked out for you. Depending on if Yanmah shipped one of the improved elbows, or not, they last about 4 years. A good replacement are the stainless ones available on ebay (others have posted). It might be a good item to have as a spare.
With best regards,
Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275
Currenlty cruising – Warderick Wells – Exuma Islands, Bahamas
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