I was shocked to see the plastic fittings on my 09 when my 08 had the brass fittings. Definitely cheapo. I thought about swapping them for brass. I gotta go check mine now to see if it is completely intact.
40th Anniversaary X14
Prior boats - 2009 X14, 2008 X14, 2005 197, 1997 Prostar 190, 1988 Tristar 190, 1989 Prostar.