They left the original one in place and just capped it off inside. So nothing to patch or paint.
Ken H. On Wed, 25 Mar 2020 at 09:10, David Risch via CnC-List < email@example.com> wrote: > Maybe when I repaint and can fill hole…but in the meantime. > > > > *David F. Risch* > > *(401) 419-4650* > > > > *From:* CnC-List <cnc-list-boun...@cnc-list.com> *On Behalf Of *Ken > Heaton via CnC-List > *Sent:* Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:48 AM > *To:* cnc-list <firstname.lastname@example.org> > *Cc:* Ken Heaton <kenhea...@gmail.com> > *Subject:* Re: Stus-List Fuel tracker app > > > > At some point in the past, a past owner moved the Fuel Tank vent from the > outside of the hull to the inside of the Propane Locker, which is > right next to the fuel fill on our 37 XL. The reason was to make it > impossible for the fuel vent to draw water into the fuel tank with the rail > under. This new location is very helpful when filling the tank as it is > easy to listen to for the change in sound when filling. Even if it spits > out a wee bit of fuel, it is easy to clean up as it is contained within > the propane locker so can be cleaned up quickly before it goes out the > propane locker drain. > > > > Ken H. > > > > On Wed, 25 Mar 2020 at 07:53, Andrew Burton via CnC-List < > email@example.com> wrote: > > When I top up fuel I listen with my ear close to the fill and when I hear > the gurgle change pitch I stop filling. You can get an idea of what I’m > talking about by getting an empty wine bottle—something we all have kicking > around these days—and listening as you fill it from the tap. When it’s just > about full the noise of water gets higher. Doing this I never had fuel come > out my vent on my 40. > > An important note, empty the water out of the wine bottle when you’re > finished the experiment so you don’t accidentally consume the stuff. Fish > s*** in it! > > Andy > > Masquerade > > Andrew Burton > > 26 Beacon Hill > > Newport, RI > > USA 02840 > > > > www.burtonsailing.com > > http://sites.google.com/site/andrewburtonyachtservices/ > > +401 965-5260 > > > On Mar 24, 2020, at 22:41, David Risch via CnC-List <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote: > > So how do folks "fill" condistently without vent spill. One of those vent > "catchers" or some other arrangement? > > Thanks. > > Sent from my Android. Please forgive typos. Thank you. > > > > 26 Beacon Hill > > Newport, RI > > USA 02840 > > > > www.burtonsailing.com > > http://sites.google.com/site/andrewburtonyachtservices/ > > +401 965-5260 > > >
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