Re: [bolger] Looking for info on new boat design looks like a bolger
- Hi Bob, So you using it for fuel. Mike
--- On Fri, 4/18/08, loosemoosefilmworks <loosemoosefilmworks@...> wrote:
> From: loosemoosefilmworks <loosemoosefilmworks@...>
> Subject: [bolger] Re: Shallow Water Sailor photos
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Friday, April 18, 2008, 11:53 PM
> Oops...Sorry I hate to do things wrong!
> First off the Honda 1000 and 2000 ( and the Kipor clones)
> do not use a gravity tank. The
> fuel is pumped to the carb with a small but powerful vacum
> The whole idea of the remote tank was simply means of
> having a longer period between
> refuels AND still be able to use the internal tank if the
> need arose without costing very
> much money in the process. An after effect advantage is
> that it is far easier to fill the
> remote tank at anchor than the generator.
> I'm not sure what good it would do to get rid of the
> internal tank ( except to make the
> Honda 2000 louder) or bypass it which would have entailed
> drilling holes in the body and
> adding more parts including a valve of some sort but hey
> I'm not very bright and always
> willing to learn from my betters.
> The next project is a 48V alternator run off the old Honda
> 2000 motor as a direct charging
> system for my boats electric drive bit that will have to
> wait till I have a chance to build the
> Reubens Nymph and island hopping down to Trinidad for the
> coming "H" season.
> Currently at anchor in Marigot St Martin where the rum is
> three dollars a liter...
> --- In email@example.com, "Bob Slimak"
> <otter55806@...> wrote:
> > Another thing wrong with the remote gas tank
> conversion is that,
> > looking at the web site, it does not get rid of the
> gravity tank,
> > mearly keeps it full. The conversion consist of
> drilling and tapping
> > a hole in the gravity tank filler cap and screwing in
> a barb fitting
> > for the gas line coming from the remote tank.
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