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Old 06-29-2012, 08:43 AM   #36
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City: Avalon, NJ
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Freedom
Vessel Model: Albin 40
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Originally Posted by kpinnn View Post
Yeah, I have not had good reports regarding surveyors. I do my own work and rather enjoy it as long as the area is accessable. Also commercial pilot and work on my own aircraft. Think I enjoy working on them more than flying. Fuel tanks? Mild steel and rust. With diesel fuel I would not expect a lot of rust unless water was in the tank and then I would be suspect of the engine. Diesels don't like water at all, or at leat my truck doesn't. Some of the tanks I saw were Stainless Steel, I think, and yes the broker doesn't seem to know much about the boat.

rust from the outside in....
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