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TXnewBoater

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I have the 242x E series with wake booster. Will trim tabs take away from the wake features? Also, I don’t know anything about boat construction, but should I be concerned about drilling holes in my boat? How does water not get in?
 

captras

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I have read that if deployed, trim tabs totally mess up the wake. However, with adjustable tabs, you can eliminate that issue. As far as leaking, if you use the 3M Marine Adhesive and Sealant 5200, you will not have any issues with leaks!
 

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I have read that if deployed, trim tabs totally mess up the wake. However, with adjustable tabs, you can eliminate that issue. As far as leaking, if you use the 3M Marine Adhesive and Sealant 5200, you will not have any issues with leaks!

Yup. 3M 5200 will seal the holes. (I wasn't thrilled with drilling that many holes in my boat either.)

Alternatively, you could do a "Three Stooges" and drill another hole to let the water back out. :)
 
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