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Old 20-01-2016, 12:09   #1
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Diesel tank repaired on Gulf 32

I finally had to face about the most dreaded task I would ever have to face on my entire boat, and that is a leaking fuel tank. I know this is a common and even unavoidable problem at some point in the life of an aluminum tank, and so I did a full write up on my blog with photos. In it I tell the full tale of chambers, baffles, jigsaws, dremels, and Flamemaster 3204B2. Anyone facing this sort of project may benefit from my struggles, mistakes, and ultimate triumph.

Stories of Aeolus- Our Gulf 32 Pilothouse: Fuel tank repaired in epic fashion

May your boat stay on the water, the water out of your boat, your people on the boat, and your fuel in your tank!!
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Re: Diesel tank repaired on Gulf 32

Nice write-up with great details.

Thank you!

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Old 20-01-2016, 12:22   #3
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Re: Diesel tank repaired on Gulf 32

You're very welcome. We sailors always agonize over the process and details of these sorts of projects. I do my best to make it helpful and invite any questions.
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Re: Diesel tank repaired on Gulf 32

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Nice write-up with great details.

Thank you!

Bill

Wow, 2nd that comment!
Wishing that your hard fought battle here, will win a lasting peace with regards to leakage in the future.


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