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Old 08-03-2012, 05:47 AM   #1
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I am looking at buying a 1995 Maxum 2300 SR but I have a question, there is a hole in the hull near the back of the boat on each side and the one is close to the bilge opening, these are precision drilled holes and look like they may have been for a vent or something, anyone know what that might be?
At first I thought maybe it was a vent of some type and the vent cover was just missing? This has me puzzled. I would greatly appreciate any help, suggestion or guesses.
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Are they in the side(s) the hull (port and starboard) or in the transom near the outdrive?

Pictures would be really helpful.

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We'll need pictures from both outside and inside the boat if possible. I don't want to give you bad info. Previous owner may have made some custom modifications.
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I am looking at buying a 1995 Maxum 2300 SR but I have a question, there is a hole in the hull near the back of the boat on each side and the one is close to the bilge opening, these are precision drilled holes and look like they may have been for a vent or something, anyone know what that might be?
At first I thought maybe it was a vent of some type and the vent cover was just missing? This has me puzzled. I would greatly appreciate any help, suggestion or guesses.
Yes they are in the side(s) the hull (port and starboard) and exactly the same location and size about 1/2" in diameter. Hope the picture helps.
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I'm afraid the photo is too small to see the hole. Are the holes finished in anyway?

Good news is that they are well above the water line.
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Why not call and ask the owner what they are for?
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:40 PM   #7
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My guess is deck drains or built in cooler drains.
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Why not call and ask the owner what they are for?
I did ask, he wasnt sure what they were for as he bought it that way. As for the finish they look like a professional job but just do not look finished, maybe there was a grill or vent covering them at one time?
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what does it look like from inside the boat? Is it just holes in the hull or are they connected to any lines or tubes?
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On my 1990 SCR2700 these sound like the outlet locations for the cockpit scupper drains.

It's easy to find out, bring a bucket of water with you and pour it into the scupper drains and see where it exits the boat.
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