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fatlouey17

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Gas leak
« on: March 23, 2017, 06:08:04 pm »
Hey folks: Got the boat out of hiding today, and found out that my gas tank has a leak Its a plastic tank. Anyone know if it can be repaired. There's a small hole on the bottom edge. Appreciate any help.

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Goatcheese

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Re: Gas leak
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2017, 09:59:37 pm »
Personally, if it's not hard to replace, I would replace it. Last thing you'd want is a rupture on the water. That could be bad news.

What's the year make and model of the boat?

dagoat

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Re: Gas leak
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2017, 10:09:30 pm »
If its internal tank I have yet to find a suitable product to seal plastic tanks long term.  I have tried many on smaller engine tanks and some do hold for a few years but eventually leak.  You do not want a fuel leak on any watercraft, trust me from experience.  Best luck I have had is stick welding with similar type plastic as filler material.

fatlouey17

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Re: Gas leak
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2017, 10:16:42 pm »
My boat is a 1997 17' Lund. I hear you about it leaking on the water. Not a good situation. Thanks.