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post #7 of Old 05-22-2018
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Re: How important is fuel capacity?

I have a 50 gal tank and Iím not against running the engine for 24+ hours sometimes. The lowest Iíve gotten down has been 10 gals the past 20 months. If Iím not motoring a lot I find I need to fill the 150 gal water tanks before the fuel tanks. But coming down say the ICW that switches. At cruising speed that 50 gals is over 400 miles

I do carry a 1 5-gal jug backup, because it only takes once to learn the lesson.

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