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Old 09-03-2014, 09:05   #31
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Re: Core Moisture

I think you should be more concerned with the fuel tank than the deck leaks initially. It's pretty easy to check by pressure testing the tank for leaks before you start investing in money for surveys, etc. There should be an inspection plate in the tank to have a look inside. If not, you might want to pass on this one. The tank issue will probably be a much bigger problem and expense than the deck. Chuck
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Old 09-03-2014, 10:24   #32
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Re: Core Moisture

Yes, good point. I was thinking of that this morning and putting together a way to pressure check the fuel tank in my head. Any good ideas group? I mean in my mind, the fuel tank is not in the head.....LOL.
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Old 09-03-2014, 12:17   #33
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...the seller (broker) told me that the fuel line to the motor is disconnected to the motor because the configuration does not pass USCG because it is plumbed from the bottom...
BS. The tank could need replacement. The broker should not be trusted. And I would be very suspicious of the rest of the boat's condition and proceed with caution. Have a pro check the boat for you.
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