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Re: Sorry I didn't take measurements when she was on the hard..

April 23 2009 at 9:20 PM
Corey  (no login)

Response to Sorry I didn't take measurements when she was on the hard..

Hi Jim, We have had a problem with the Starboard tank, maybe the pickup. The gentleman who took it down from north alabama apparently got her to Mobile on a wing and a prayer. Maybe he picked up some bad fuel or ran the tanks too low? He did't leave us with much info at all, just his log and reciepts. She ran great across mobile bay but both engines killed on us about half way across. We switched over to one tank and she started right up again and we got her into a slip in Mobile bay. The port engine is not turning over but the star. is running fine, may be the fuel pump.
I'm thrilled with the 36 and still getting my feet wet with the larger boat and engines. A friend of mine who helped take it across Mobile Bay was amazed at how it handled 6&7ft seas. I'm heading out on some military duty for most of June and I just wanted to get it home in early may rather than get stuck in some marina half way home till early July. I need to run, thanks for all the information, I follow your posts and get great ideas from what you do with your 36. Corey

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