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Old 14-07-2012, 18:39   #1
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Mainship 36 Owners Only Question

I have a 1986 Mainship 36 and I believe the 2 gas tanks are 120 Gal capacity each. I want to make a sounding stick (graduated dip stick) for my fuel tanks. I am going to use a 7’ long stick of white oak approx. ½” X Ύ” and make my marks. The stick needs to be at least 6’-5” to reach the bottom of the tank from the outside deck fill.
Someone told me that they think 1” = 5 gals. But was not sure. Does anyone know the actual dimensions of these tanks? I need to know the length width and height of the tanks. I also am assuming that the tanks are more or less rectangular.
If I can’t find out I will have to do what I did with my diesel tank on my other boat. I ran it dry and slowly filled it 5 gals at a time and marking the stick as I went along. This is not what I want to do. LOL
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Old 15-07-2012, 04:53   #2
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Old 26-11-2013, 16:06   #3
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anyone has this page someother place ?

Im also very interested in this question. Need to do the same.
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