Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: leak in saloon drain hose
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Having used Captain Tolley's (AMAZING) Creeping Crack Cure on some hair-line window leaks with great success, I don't think it's quite the right product, as it really needs to work by capillary action in minute cracks. It seems a leaking hose connection would be too big. Seal-All is designed to fill and "skin over" small actively leaking places (although they do have to be dry until it sets). You could certainly give it a try, of course, and if it works, well, it works,although my choice would be a few coats of the Seals-All.
---In amelyachtowners@..., <ryan.d.meador@...> wrote :
Thanks for the tips. My best guess is that the leak is at the forward end of the main run, which is the bottom-right of the photo. I'll try to confirm with some dye -- good idea! The water kind of pools under the fitting and eventually flows aft, so it's not obvious where it comes from except that it's not either of the two top inlets. I have some Captain Tolley's, I wonder if that would work for filling the mystery crack. I was thinking I'd need to take the fitting out and replace the hose if the hose joint is where it's leaking (I already tried tightening the hose clamps) or replace the fitting if it had cracked. It never occurred to me to try to fill the crack in situ.
Ryan and Kelly
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA