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post #14 of Old 03-15-2019
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Re: eight kilowatts

A great point was made above that all engines need to run or rot. When conserving fuel on a passage, there is nothing wrong with avoiding consumption for days at a time. However, when fuel is available, the engines should be run to full temp and under load routinely. I don't have any science to support it, but I'd say that weekly would be an absolute minimum.


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