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Old 03-25-2009, 04:40 PM
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Does anyone have an idea as to the effectiveness of the flotation in my 77 Stars & Stripes? There just doesn't seem to be a lot of foam involved in the construction. Having seen that one can take most or all of the running gear off the bottom of the boat, I just thought I would ask. Clearly the automatic bilge pump would take care of any small leak, but what happens when a major problem arises?
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Old 03-25-2009, 05:17 PM
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Clearly the automatic bilge pump would take care of any small leak, but what happens when a major problem arises?
Without foam (or some creative replacement), it sinks.
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Old 03-25-2009, 05:20 PM
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Without foam (or some creative replacement), it sinks.
No it wouldn't, it's a mastercraft.

I thought the older boats had foam too....maybe not
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Old 03-25-2009, 06:34 PM
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Does anyone have an idea as to the effectiveness of the flotation in my 77 Stars & Stripes? There just doesn't seem to be a lot of foam involved in the construction. Having seen that one can take most or all of the running gear off the bottom of the boat, I just thought I would ask. Clearly the automatic bilge pump would take care of any small leak, but what happens when a major problem arises?
from a early 80's brochure
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Old 03-25-2009, 09:58 PM
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I'm going to get it out of storage this weekend and checking that all the flotation is in place is rather high on my list of things to do. Thanks for the great pic ski.
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