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by regal
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: Metal Marine Tanks (mainly welded aluminum)
Replies: 78
Views: 37551

Re: Metal Marine Tanks (mainly welded aluminum)

Hello Kevin - as promised I wanted to update on the status of my leaking fuel fittings. I removed the brass anti siphon valve (your "king nipple") and closely investigated the threads on the valve and on the street el. All threads looked perfect. I got a replacement AS valve (aluminum), and used som...
by regal
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: Metal Marine Tanks (mainly welded aluminum)
Replies: 78
Views: 37551

Re: Metal Marine Tanks (mainly welded aluminum)

Kevin: I think I know what needs to be done. I will post my results for posterity, though it may be a while. Aside from the 30 feet of foot-deep snow between me and the boat now, I don't relish sitting in the engine compartment in 40 degrees. Though, you're in Alaska, so I'm guessing I don't much sy...
by regal
Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: Metal Marine Tanks (mainly welded aluminum)
Replies: 78
Views: 37551

Re: Metal Marine Tanks (mainly welded aluminum)

Kevin: Thank you so much for the detailed response! Let me address your confusion - which is caused in part by my assumptions (with your comment on assumptions fully in mind...) but mostly I think due to the angle I was looking at the tank top from. As you point out, there is a female threaded fitti...
by regal
Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: Metal Marine Tanks (mainly welded aluminum)
Replies: 78
Views: 37551

Re: Metal Marine Tanks (mainly welded aluminum)

Kevin: Stumbled on your post looking for information on brass/aluminum reactions. All I can say is ... wow. This is an incredible amount of information. I'm hoping you're still monitoring the thread, because I have a question about brass fittings in aluminum tanks that I would love your input on. I ...