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post #3 of Old 02-06-2020
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Re: Gas with alcohol

I would question the quality of the fuel hose. Alcohol will not harm rubber, but can cause some synthetic seals to swell.

Regardless you should avoid ethanol blends for marine purposes, particularly if it is being stored for long periods. Alcohol is hygroscopic, meaning it absorbs water. Once it becomes saturated with water it can cause fuel system corrosion and even electrolysis in the fuel system.

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