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Old 04-09-2019, 07:56 PM   #1
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How?

Does this happen?

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Old 04-09-2019, 08:56 PM   #2
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Not sure, but evidently there are layers who think they do!

https://www.chainlaw.com/jet-ski-explosion-lawyers/

I would say they are all from gas fumes and were not ventilated, but wow. A quick search shows all kinds of similar videos, I'd never heard of a jetski going up though.
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we lawyers can sue over anything...occupational hazzard. One of my favorites was a case down in south puget sound where the defense expert testified that the accident was caused by a "rogue wave"...like the ones you see on TV and therefore not the operator's fault. Huh?
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I've seen fuel filters rotted out at the bottom and hulls full of fuel more than once. I don't work on boats for a living.
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Gas, Air, Spark. When the triad is combined you get what you see in the video. Blowers have a limited benfit. It will remove vapor, but not fix a fuel leak. This is why sticking your head in the bilge and sniffing prior to start is so important.

These folks didn't do a sniff test, vent the bilge and verify there isn't a fuel leak present.
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we lawyers can sue over anything...
Yeah BUT. We see over and over again that big manfacturers play the numbers odds and dont take action to fix a dangerous situation until the lawyer do sue... so seeing there is organized legal groups is a sign theres a problem....
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Fumes , confined space, ignition = BOOM
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I had a customer come in with an outboard that blew up. Lost the cowling and started the engine on fire
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Whales armed with RPGs out for revenge.
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