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Offline gmerrill

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Gasoline Storage
« on: August 14, 2017, 04:33:28 PM »
At the risk of rehashing an older topic.  Where is a good spot to store extra gasoline aboard. I'm only seeing some spots close to the stern that you possibly could lash in with some line.  Also I read somewhere the mileage you could get out of 6 hp Tohatsu was about 30 Plus on a 3 Gallon Tank without the tide and waves adding or taking away.

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Re: Gasoline Storage
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2017, 09:18:11 AM »
I have a 3.5 Gal tank in the Starboard lazarette plus a gallon emergency tank.  Both plus a small tool box fit in the compartment.  The idea of storing fuel in the same locker (Port side) with the batteries and charger did not leave me with good feelings and I do not believe in storing fuel in the cabin.  Just a few of my many quirks....  LOL

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Re: Gasoline Storage
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2017, 11:49:11 AM »
Agree with Al.

There's an ideal spot for a 6 pack ice chest starboard side in front of the motor, or you could put a 1-2 gallon tank there for extra storage.  Me, I want the ice chest there.

If you aren't planning or needing to use the boarding ladder,you could store your extra fuel there, but not sure you want to encomber that area.

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