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by john26
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Marinette club
Replies: 16
Views: 8739

Re: Marinette club

Out of the blue...How odd
by john26
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Fuel Tank Removal
Replies: 11
Views: 2327

Re: Fuel Tank Removal

Sorry ,Tank is currently empty.Gauge 1/2 full.The tank is almost exactly the height from hull to deck.Had to spin 45deg to even move it to hatch because of gauge striking the deck.It is a barrel tank.
by john26
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Fuel Tank Removal
Replies: 11
Views: 2327

Re: Fuel Tank Removal

I have my tank moved over to hatch due to its length it will not clear the hatch.As you lift the port end up it strikes the starboard side before it clears hatch.My main objective is two fold.One is to get away from a 70 gal tank to a 25ish gal easier to consume and cheaper to keep full during winte...
by john26
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Fuel Tank Removal
Replies: 11
Views: 2327

Re: Fuel Tank Removal

Bill Thats a good idea and I actually have one of the cheap optiscope cameras on a 10' wire that hooks to your phone.Like 20 bucks..I was afraid that it would not be safe in the tank fumes..My big issue is that I cant access the sender or fill without removing the tank.The fuel gauge is viewed throu...
by john26
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 1982 28 Fisherman for sale PRICE REDUCED
Replies: 6
Views: 3731

Re: 1982 28 Fisherman for sale

What a nicely kept rig....
by john26
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Fuel Tank Removal
Replies: 11
Views: 2327

Re: Fuel Tank Removal

Thanks for all the info. All my deck bracing is welded in place.Surely they made provisions to remove the fuel tank without ripping up the deck. I worry that my 53 year old tank might be pitted and or filled with debri/gum.The gauge on top of the tank is inoperative also.I just figured a smaller pol...
by john26
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Fuel Tank Removal
Replies: 11
Views: 2327

Fuel Tank Removal

I am a long time follower of this site and am looking to the pros for help.I have a 1966 26' FB.I really want to remove the original aluminum barrel fuel tank and replace with a smaller poly tank.After struggling to remove all hoses and straps I have managed to move it to the rear hatch area but it ...
by john26
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: A sad day
Replies: 17
Views: 6079

Re: A sad day

Can not imagine..God Bless
by john26
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: BALLAST in the stern of 39 Sedan
Replies: 13
Views: 3883

Re: BALLAST in the stern of 39 Sedan

This is interesting.I have a 26 and its low bilge is in the bow under the bunk.I have always wondered if I should add ballast.It has a flybridge odd for a 26.
by john26
Fri May 25, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 1973 28ft Marinette hull and parts for sale
Replies: 14
Views: 5209

Re: 1973 28ft Marinette hull and parts for sale

Do you have the capac system and if so how much?
Thanks

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