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post #4 of Old 04-19-2002
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Beginners with Fuel Storage

I have a similar storage issue with a small outboard gasoline tank for the tender. The boat''s LPG locker is large enough to carry the 2-gallon plastic tank as well as the 2 gas bottles. I have been uncertain about caring it there, so I have not. It is of course vented at the base, but probably inadequately at the top to achieve proper ventilation flow for gasoline storage. Does anyone have any information whether or not LPG and gasoline can be safely stored together? If it is practical, where can I find the recommended ventilation volume flow-through specs so I can properly modify the locker?
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