I recently bought my first boat (with help from a previous thread.) I'm pretty happy with my purchase, but the engine mount bolts have counter sunk into the transom a bit... Me being new at boat ownership, I'm not sure if this is normal or if I should replace the transom. (I've already re-wired it and made a few small modifications, so a transom replacement sounds like a good excuse to do some more tinkering.)
The engine still feels very firmly attached - there is no sogginess or 'give' anywhere. Here is what is looks like:
Also, for anyone from the other post, here is what she looks like after getting her cleaned up:
Thanks in advance!