Replacement hatch

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ChuckG
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Replacement hatch

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Does anyone have any suggestions on a replacement forward hatch?
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Re: Replacement hatch

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We replaced our forward hatch with Bomar 900 series hatch with a 16-7/8" x 16-7/8" cutout.
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Re: Replacement hatch

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we replace the OEM hatch with a Bowmar 900. 2 years later it cracked. we now have replaced it with a Lewmar series 40.
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Re: Replacement hatch

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I replaced mine with Bomar 900. Had to shim a little all around to get it centered. Use plenty of sealant.
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Re: Replacement hatch

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I have a Lewmar series 40 on hand. Is there a thread anywhere on how to replace it? What kind of sealant did you use?
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