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    i recently got a 75 starcraft aluminum. along the keel guards( or at least i think thats what they are called- first boat, so im kinda learning.) there is a 1/4 hole drilled into each one about a third of the way back. I am assuming it would be for a drain of some sort? But since it does take on a fair amount of water and i dont know where it is coming from, i am wondering if i should plug those up? or are they needed?

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    if i am out and moving on the lake, i would say a gallon every half hour. better when it sits as it took on roughly 5 gallons overnight. here are the holes, one on the bottom, and one each on the next one up on the sides.

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    hmm, not sure why pic errors out, i will try again

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