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Old 05-08-2022, 06:10 PM
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ok I got the dam thing out. what a pain in the ass. ended cutting the hoses with a sawzall. got the clamps off but with just one hand reaching under into the bildge just couldn,t get the hoses off a 50 yr old tank nipple. after the hoses were cut it came out fairly easy. tank had holes on the side where the there was wooden blocks used to secure and centar the tank. stupid design
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Old 05-08-2022, 06:16 PM
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the hole
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Old 05-08-2022, 08:39 PM
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Great! Lots of options now - poke around and see what best fits the space and your intended use. Good luck, keep us posted.
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Old 05-08-2022, 09:47 PM
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Looks like "the holes"
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Old 05-09-2022, 10:57 AM
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Alright! Wow, 50 years.
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Old 05-09-2022, 06:05 PM
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im having a hard time finding something that will fit. everything has the fill nozzle pointing up. I need an elbow
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Old 05-09-2022, 06:43 PM
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Many of us have used Sunshine or AFP in Fl.

Maybe call Metan Marine up there for a Rec.
I imagine shipping would be spendy from Fl.
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Old 05-10-2022, 07:37 AM
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Speedy Tanks (Atlantic Welding) built mine recently. I used Sunshine in Fla before. Speedy is closer to you and would save some shipping. Both are top quality.
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Old 05-10-2022, 10:14 AM
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ok I got the dam thing out. what a pain in the ass. ...........tank had holes on the side where the there was wooden blocks used to secure and centar the tank. stupid design
Stupid design- hey deerhunter
I suspect this remark was made out of frustration, like the times I told my wife give me a swift boot in the butt if I ever try to buy another whatever it was, after a difficult repair. So after 50 years you are complaining. I can’t imagine that Moesly or Potter would have thought SeaCrafts would last half this long, any more so than to think folks still listen to Elvis, the Beach Boys, Neil Diamond and the list goes on. Like me, you are old enough to remember when it was bragworthy to get 100k miles on a vehicle. Whereas a well maintained one today can last 200 – 250k. I am about to celebrate 46 years of ownership on my 1976 20’ Seafari, which has needed a tank, three engines and other repairs through the years. Best wishes on your tank selection and install.
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Old 05-10-2022, 05:38 PM
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hey terry no big deal.lol.like ya say im just frustrated. not complaining. im thinking of maybe trying to repair the holes on the side of the tank. the bottom and top and sides are still solid. just the spots where the wooden blocks were are corroded. anybody have any suggestions of what to use for aluminum sealing with gas
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