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Old 06-21-2008
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Fuel tank in keel problem

I just bought a 36 Allied Princess that had water in the fuel. I know these boats have a problem with the filler seal allowing water to seep into tank. It seems to be situated in a low spot and close to stern toerail. I am in Texas, boat is in Alabama, so at this point I am operating on survey results. The tank is sealed in the keel. Anyone know if tank is steel, monel, or something else? When I get there I thought I would go to Home Depot or Lowes and rent a Fibre Optic Scope and take a look inside. I am hoping for the best, that it's just a bad fuel cap seal. This boat is going to be My home until they find me dead at the wheel, or to old to raise sail.
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