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Warning - 2013 ss188 sink and coins

ss188rider Member Posts: 17 ✭✭

Warning.  Don't store coins in the sink!  The quarter is the same size as the sink drain hole.   The quarter plugged up the drain and rain water collected in the sink. For a while, I was frustrated because I could not get the quarter out.   I tried different ways to get it out.  I finally had an idea to use a drill.   I used a drill to drill a hole into the quarter and the quarter popped out. I can now again use the sink to store my wallet, car keys, and etc.  Storing coins someplace else on the boat.


  • nquirk
    nquirk Member, Moderator Posts: 672 ✭✭✭✭
    @ss188rider.  Glad you got it out and thanks for the information.  I store my stuff in mine all the time including change! :D
    2010 Hurricane SS 188 OB
    2010 Mercury Optimax 200HP / Mercury SS High Five 19P
    2010 Trailmaster SC trailer
  • Capt_Steve
    Capt_Steve Member Posts: 416 admin
    @ss188rider ... one of those things you never know until it happens. Thanks for the warning!
  • cooleyo
    cooleyo Member Posts: 8 ✭✭
    I had a similar issue in my port storage compartment. An acorn from the oak in my front yard got lodged in the drain. I regularly use a shop vac to clear drains/lines/fittings. A couple of minutes alternating the suck and blow function cleared the drain. I also added a few feet of spa hose to the shop vac in order to remove collected rain water from the batter compartment and bilge.