SailNet Community - View Single Post - Mount above-deck gas tank below-deck?
View Single Post
post #17 of Old 01-08-2014 Thread Starter
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Re: Mount above-deck gas tank below-deck?

Originally Posted by mitchbrown View Post
Maybe I missed something here but couldn't you use the existing fuel tank. Just suck out the diesel or whatever is in it and fill it with fresh gas. Run a hose to the outboard and bingo!! all done. It must have a tank if it has an inboard.
I considered that for a minute, but I can't imagine what's inside the tank. Engine seized at least 5 years ago, per p.o., so I suspect there's some 5 year old diesel in there. The tank exterior and its connecting hoses are all sketchy looking. Disposal of the tank is one of my next projects.

I will probably end up just mounting a 3 gallon tank on a small platform atop the transom. Or do nothing and live with it in the cockpit. Oh well. Shame those dinghymates aren't available.
bajaking is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome