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Mystery Holes in Stem

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Mystery Holes in Stem

Post by mattbyrne » Sun Nov 16, 2008 3:06 pm

I remove the Stem assembly this weekend and noticed 2 extra holes in the Stem (see pic). The 2 holes go all the way through and are plugged on the outside. I’m 99% sure this is the original Stem, did the factory use these for something? Why are they there?

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Post by Don Vogt » Sun Nov 16, 2008 8:51 pm

what model do you have?

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Post by mattbyrne » Sun Nov 16, 2008 9:14 pm

1939 19' Custom Runabout Model 912

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Post by Brian Robinson » Sun Nov 16, 2008 9:43 pm

Matt,

We found the same thing on the sister hull to yours that is here in our shop. If you go back and look at the pics I sent you awhile back, you will see them.

As far as I can determine, they were for a factory jig setup. You are not missing anything.
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