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post #2 of Old 07-12-2011
knothead
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Originally Posted by dvuyxx View Post
So, next week I'm taking the boat off my mooring to a local marina where my mechanic and I are going to solve, once and for all, a mysterious diesel leak AND then clean out the bilge and make it smell like flowers.

So, if I scrub my bilge with a degreaser-cleaner and shop-vac it ... do marinas typically have a place where I can dump the shop-vac waste? In the past, my bilge socks have collected the mess ...but it's beyond that now.

By the way, I have my bilges OFF because I don't want to cause the next Deep Horizon here on the Severn.
I would use some oil diapers to absorb the oil then dispose of the remaining water overboard or by pouring it out on some asphalt.
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