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Old 08-05-2010
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Along with the new tank you should ventilate, ventilate and ventilate after fueling and any time you step aboard your vessel after being away for awhile.

The majority of boat explosions are due to a lack of failing to ventilate the enclosed spaces before starting the engine or lighting up a cigarette.

And after being away for awhile be sure to inspect your vessel for any fuel leaks of any sort. Both Gasoline and propane/LNG.
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