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Old 09-01-2015, 10:31 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by bayview View Post
surprising to me is how much diesel you used.

I normally run around 5.5 to 7.5 mph depending on the current and would of used 70 to 75 gallons, with gen time, we ran our generator 14 to 15 hours to keep the grandkids comfortable and able to watch tv on this trip. Over 4 years running 90 to 120 hours each year I've averaged 1.8 mpg including gen time, I/2 with the mis river current and 1/2 against.

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