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Old 07-12-2021, 08:18 PM   #1
City: Osage Beach
Vessel Name: Orion II
Vessel Model: 1972 Gulf Star
Join Date: Jul 2021
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72 Gulf Star no fuel gauge??

Just acquired a golf star and it has no fuel gauge. How do you know how much fuel you have in the tanks? Heard they're supposed to be a measuring stick but can't find it and don't know where to look. Thanks in advance!
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Old 07-13-2021, 06:11 AM   #2
City: Pompano Beach
Join Date: Jun 2014
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check the top of the tank. Alot of older boats have sight gauges that work magnetically with the tank float.
Other wise-fill the tank, measure with a stick, run it for 10 hrs and measure again and so-on
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Old 07-13-2021, 06:49 AM   #3
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City: Colonial Beach, VA
Vessel Name: Tatoosh
Vessel Model: 1979 49ft Marine Trader RPH
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No gauges on my 79 MT either. I just use the dipstick. Marked incrementally at 20 gallon marks.
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