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Old 03-12-2008, 07:05   #16
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I don't plan to "motor" all the time but having a large reserve of fuel would have the advantage of being able to fuel up where costs are lower and staying away from the fuel dock for months at a time.

How long will fuel additives keep algee from growing?
HUD makes a good point about plant life3 in the tanks.

As for using a water tank for fuel there is no way that fuel from that tank can get into my water system. This tank was used to transfer water to the hot tub and back, it is completly disconected.
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The tub is gone!
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Fuel

As a former private pilot, we learned that the 3 most useless things were:

runway behind you,
altitude above you,
and fuel on the ground.


Boating in a sailboat is different however, and we carry 36 gallons, which at 20mpg gives a fantastic range, we don't carry spare fuel. Water on the other hand, we do carry 5 gallons for emergency, in case the watermaker quits! Can't run the engine with it, but sure need it for drinking when we run out of rum!

By the way, we are listing our 1999 Gemini for sale soon if the party who is interested decides not to buy her. Is posting for sales stuff on this forum ok?

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