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Old 04-26-2014, 05:58 PM   #1
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Fuel tank leak

I need a recommendation for a boat yard in the general area of Norfolk, Va. to the upper Chesapeake that can look at a weeping weld leak on a fuel tank and recommend repair options.
Thanks for the help.

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Old 04-27-2014, 12:21 AM   #2
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When it comes to metal work Howdy Bailey in Little Creek is one of the best in the world.

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Old 04-27-2014, 07:58 AM   #3
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Repair option #1 re-weld. Place an appropriate amount of dry ice in fuel tank then weld. I have done it on petroleum barges before, its an old Texas ship yard trick. The dry ice creates a CO2 cover over fuel and a displaces all 02.
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