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Fuel tank longevity

Hi Folks,

A friend of mine in a PSC 37 just had his fuel tank let go 25 gallons of diesel into his bilge. Ugh.

He is getting a replacement from Thumper and heard that the aluminum tanks last only about 20 years.

Mine is a bit over 20 years and looked OK last time I checked.

Do any of you have any idea how many years you can get out of your aluminum fuel tanks? Have any of you upgraded to fiberglass or PVC?

Bob Steneck
PSC 34 Alaria
Christmas Cove, Maine
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