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Old 13 August 2019, 11:09   #11
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Why not Just carry extra Cans/Plastic Containers (as and WHEN you need them!) I.e you'll probably only want then on extended Cruises....(saving space and weight when NOT needed ) Ofcourse They must be well secured.
I strap them down to deck mounted Pad eyes... and a LARGE!! diameter Jiggle Syphon pipe?
Cheaper...easier and less "stuff" to go Pete Tong.
I can empty each 25lite can in around a minute.... don't wait till you run out!

.... I do have a 225litre under deck Tank!

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Old 15 August 2019, 06:05   #12
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Originally Posted by neil.mccrirrick View Post
The link I sent you allows two pipes to connect over a fuel barb so you can run a single engine off one tank turn the handle and run off the other tank. If you connect before the primer bulb you only need one bulb
Thanks, was not sure that this had the diameter needed but am going to give it a go, was also not sure how to connect rubber hose to it but will ask the shop for it.

I know i could carry spare fuel and often do this when on any longer trips but i am keen to have 2 sources of fuel, partly because of a current issue which i am trying to get fixed but also for peace of mind as fuel supply seems to be the most likely thing to go wrong once out there

Thanks to all for the help

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Old 15 August 2019, 07:38   #13
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there are different size taps. If you measure the pipe you have one of them will fit. They will sell you a screw in barb, basically a funnel with ridges on. Screw that into the tap, push the fuel pipe up the "funnel" over the ridges and secure with a stainless jubilee clip.

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