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Algae-X fuel conditioner

Anyone have experience with the Algae- Fuel conditioner LGX 200?

I have an inquisitive mind and need to know how this thing works could anyone explain it to me!

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It works like snake-oil, Ed. They used to proudly advertise that it met a milspec. I looked up the milspec, and it basically said "Anyone can submit anything to us for testing, and we are required to test it. This specification says that if you bolt a gizmo onto the bulkhead and conduct maneuvers at sea, the gizmo won't fall off the bulkhead."

LITERALLY.

No test lab has ever found any benefit from using those gizmos--except the ones they hire. Save your money.
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see a previous thread on these: Anyone use an Algae-X?

If you tape a magnet to your fuel line you'll get exactly the same benefit and save hundreds of dollars, guaranteed.

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Stay the H&** away from it. Voodoo is too good a way to describe this system.




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