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Old 14-10-2007, 17:52   #1
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Diesel tank cleaning

Im glad I checked my diesel tankage before my trip back home to the Big Island for 07/08. The photos show before, after, and sealed up...Aloha
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Old 14-10-2007, 17:54   #2
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I apologize for the lack of photos. I have tried several times to upload. I am having the same problem doing this as Skipper John is having...Whats up? It's not like I havn't done this here before!
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I've found the uploads somewhat buggy. works sometimes sometimes not.
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Old 14-10-2007, 22:49   #4
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Lets try it again...looks like it took this time.
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Aloha Martin,
Can you describe the pictures and the tanks. Is picture two and three the same tank?
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P. S. Thanks for all your help in glass patching the Sunfish hulls.
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Hi John...All 3 pictures are the same tank. The first one is after removing the tank lid showing the black pit and residue silly-seal stuck on the fiberglass. The second picture is 4 hours later of hard scrubbing and peeling silly-seal. The last picture is buttoning the thing back up and hopefully never apart again in my life time. I am glad that I did this. Lord knows what might have happened with that black crud in there.
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