Fuel tank woes - Page 5 - SailNet Community
 2Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #41 of 49 Old 04-01-2016
Courtney the Dancer
 
jrd22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: San Juan Islands., WA, USA
Posts: 3,971
Thanks: 5
Thanked 32 Times in 31 Posts
Rep Power: 19
 
Re: Fuel tank woes

Most places around here don't stock those little ones Med. You might have to special order.
MedSailor likes this.

John
SV Laurie Anne

1988 Brewer 40 Pilothouse

jrd22 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #42 of 49 Old 04-11-2016
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 263
Thanks: 3
Thanked 18 Times in 17 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Re: Fuel tank woes

Quote:
Originally Posted by sailak View Post
Anyone notice the "oops" in my notation on the tank?
Is the "aft" arrow pointed forward?

Will you be resting the tank on top of some plastic pipes as Pacific Seacraft does, or will you have the tank resting on the bilge sides?

Last edited by Jeff_H; 04-13-2016 at 08:35 AM.
Lantau is offline  
post #43 of 49 Old 04-11-2016 Thread Starter
Crealock 37
 
sailak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Alaska
Posts: 676
Thanks: 17
Thanked 20 Times in 20 Posts
Rep Power: 13
 
Dock
Re: Fuel tank woes

There is split pvc in the bilge covering the keel bolts but the tank seems to "hang" from the four large screws that secure it in the bilge. The screws go through the right-angle tabs welded to the top of the tank (in the photo there is some cord tied between the tabs to use as handles).

Dale

S/V Elnora
Pacific Seacraft "Crealock" 37 #312

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
sailak is offline  
 
post #44 of 49 Old 04-12-2016
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Nanaimo B.C.
Posts: 4,426
Thanks: 5
Thanked 135 Times in 134 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
Re: Fuel tank woes

Mentioning the split pvc brings to mind my latest misadventure Cuting lengthways a piece of plastic pipe to slip over a waterline being cast into a concrete wall ..All went well until the table saw blade finished the cut, pipe contracted ,gripping the blade and shooting across the basement with parts of my thumb and forefinger Plastic surgery on Thursday will make things right but in the meantime I can't find my butt with either hand.
Capt Len is online now  
post #45 of 49 Old 04-16-2016
Senior Member
 
Hush34's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Orlando
Posts: 244
Thanks: 68
Thanked 27 Times in 27 Posts
Rep Power: 6
 
Re: Fuel tank woes

I have the engineering drawings for the new one we had made by Best Fab in Florida. The tank only cost about $650. Easy removal and install. Actually picked up a couple of gallons over the factory design.

Indecision may or may not be my problem.
Hush34 is offline  
post #46 of 49 Old 04-16-2016
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Central NC
Posts: 39
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hush34 View Post
I have the engineering drawings for the new one we had made by Best Fab in Florida. The tank only cost about $650. Easy removal and install. Actually picked up a couple of gallons over the factory design.
Which keel does your boat have?
Davashcow is offline  
post #47 of 49 Old 04-17-2016
Senior Member
 
Hush34's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Orlando
Posts: 244
Thanks: 68
Thanked 27 Times in 27 Posts
Rep Power: 6
 
Re: Fuel tank woes

The shoal draft version.

Indecision may or may not be my problem.
Hush34 is offline  
post #48 of 49 Old 04-17-2016
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Central NC
Posts: 39
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hush34 View Post
The shoal draft version.
I would love those drawings...in fact, maybe I'll just go ahead and get the tank made since mine is original.
Davashcow is offline  
post #49 of 49 Old 04-18-2016
Senior Member
 
Hush34's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Orlando
Posts: 244
Thanks: 68
Thanked 27 Times in 27 Posts
Rep Power: 6
 
Re: Fuel tank woes

I would love to send you the drawing but they will not all a PDF download on this site. PM me with your email address and I will send it to you. Would love to help....

p.s. I was really impressed with the fabricator and love the tank.

Indecision may or may not be my problem.
Hush34 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Holding Tank Woes datswite Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10 08-29-2014 05:24 PM
Clogged fuel filter woes - advice Dave_E Diesel 10 08-12-2014 08:48 AM
Other Yanmar 3 GM woes & fue4l tank saltypat Gear & Maintenance 2 04-07-2008 09:42 AM
Diesel Fuel Tank Woes...or Bonehead mistake of the season rperret Gear & Maintenance 9 10-07-2007 09:32 PM
fuel tank woes almostbroke Gear & Maintenance 2 12-08-2004 07:10 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome