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Old 09-11-2010, 11:51 AM
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I do believe that a certain 48 turbine cat has issues with the bladder as well . Essentailly any boat with a bladder is a time bomb if not completly accessible to repair or replace
i would think with the shops of today they are all accesible ,send that fckur to Pete @ Skater you'll see how accessable it really is
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Doesn't sound like the weight savings is worth it. Are these bladders cheaper than aluminum tanks?
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Here is an old thread:http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/g...dder-tank.html
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You know Aluminum tanks we would figure about a pound a gallon, Now by the time a bladder is installed with all the fittings straps and containment, the weight savings are not what one thinks, also the boat always smells like a fuel tank.

In Race stuff back in the day we would foam in two round tanks just forward of the main bulkhead these I never saw break, To this day I use that round tank mentality, One weld up the joint incredibly strong tank. Foamed in using two pour foam densities 8 and 4 Pound.Here is a fishing boat going together.

Just looking at that picture make me itchy....
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Just looking at that picture make me itchy....
LOL we get used to the zillion micro splinters and it is all about the love affair we have with these boats that helps block out the "uncomfortable" conditions.

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See now Steve I thought it was when she gets you mad toss your cloths in with her undies.
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See now Steve I thought it was when she gets you mad toss your cloths in with her undies.
Boat business can be hard on marrages wife#3 now, Asian this time she is quick learner.
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What about any 43 Nortechs of the same year(s)? Did they use same tanks?
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What about any 43 Nortechs of the same year(s)? Did they use same tanks?
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