Maggie Myers

New Fuel Tanks

new tanks Another part of this project was making new fuel tanks. Because of the fact that the new Mast is going in the center front of the boat, the old square fuel tank had to be removed. In order to have some weight for ballast and also to have the fuel carrying capacity that the owner wanted we built fuel tanks from 30 inch Pipe. This is the first of the tanks being made, Thumper has already welded in one of the baffels.
Here Thumper is lifting up the first of the two new tanks. Thumper and tank
hoisting tank After the ceiling was in the fuel tanks were installed in the boat, this is the first one being hoisted up.
On the final day of the project we finally got around to finishing the tanks. Here is the Starboard one. starboard tank

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