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Old 05-29-2011, 09:13 AM   #6
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City: Bradenton, Florida
Country: United States of America
Vessel Name: Island Spirit
Vessel Model: 1976 Hatteras LRC 48'
Join Date: Dec 2010
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RE: trawler needing to be towed from Boca Del Toro, Panama to Colon, Panama & DD 453's replaced

yes good idea, do you think running it hard under no load at dock will work or do I have to venture out for two hours of running I guess I could bring a big paddle to get back.* Problem is the remote marina has no facility to "dump the fuel" the mechanic has been giving some away to indians to burn for what ever but she holds over 1100 gallons and I have no clue how much is in there.* Is there a way to put in temp tanks holding 100 gallons (55 gal drums) with a main line to engine and return line?* This sounds mickey mouse but 99% of the time the thing that stops a diesel is bad fuel from what I have been told over and over again so?? what to do with bad fuel.* Hopefull only a 200-300 gallons of fuel and maybe I can pump out to 55 gallon drums on back deck to hold until Colon and get rid of there.* This way I can install some Inspection plates and clean those tanks to "like new"
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