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Originally Posted by mondofromredondo
I'm always reminding myself to take note of the distances I've clocked while motoring and correlate it with fuel burn but I always forget as I'm too excited just to get out on the boat.
Has anyone calculated the range per tank or distance per gallon?
Obviously this would vary from boat / motor combo and conditions.
But I'm looking for a number that would give me a general idea based upon my PSC 34 and 3gm35f in calm conditions at around 2500 RPM. I have a 35 gallon tank with a 3 blade prop as well.
I've noticed that my fuel tank barely drops when I motor 20 miles to Catalina and 20 back. Very fuel miserly.
Thanks to all !!!!
Range= (Fuel Capacity less 10% for reserve)/(Burn Rate at 2500 RPM) x (average speed at 2500 RPM), I'm guessing about 265 miles with a reserve.
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