Installing An Ice Maker - 5

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Making the Connection

The fishbox is just aft of a bulkhead. We cut a 3-inch-diameter hole in the bulkhead and then a 2-inch hole through the fishbox. Reaching through a hatch, one person can slip our modified through-hull fitting through the bulkhead and into the box, and then install the nut on the inside of the box.

Installing An Ice Maker - 5

To ensure that the holes in the fishbox and bulkhead lined up, we drilled a ¼-inch pilot hole through both using a speed square to ensure the bit was level and straight. Hole saws finished the job.

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