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Old 06-23-2011, 02:01 PM   #15
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City: San Diego
Country: US
Vessel Name: "Sandpiper"
Vessel Model: 2006 42' Ocean Alexander Sedan
Join Date: Oct 2007
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RE: Fire Suppression

I fully understand the reason for recommending "auto close vent doors (shutters)" but if the engine continues to run, with vents opened/closed, isn't the engine sucking in a great amount of fire suppression chemical and what damage to the engine, if any, can be caused by this?

How* many of the Forum's members have "auto close shutters" or fire suppression systems

on their boats. I have neither. ( Just 3 fire extinguishers.)
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