36 tri-cabin fuel tanks

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rickalan35
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Re: 36 tri-cabin fuel tanks

Post by rickalan35 »

Hi Rhino,

Glad to try to help although, so far I haven't had many actual answers for you.

Prowler's advice is very sound. The original invoice as related to your Trojan's serial number may give the people at Beacon some idea as to where that extra tank (long range fuel) may have come from.

It sounds to me as though you still have the original heads in those toilets and if so, it's pretty difficult to imagine anyone pulling up the salon floor (post manufacture) to install a secondary fuel tank. So the mystery continues.

I will add here that I believe you will discover that a normal Sealand Vacuflush toilet will fit well in your front head. But there may not be enough room for the plumbing if you decided to install the same Sealand toilet in the rear (without raising the floor)......... So instead, in my case I installed what is called a Sealand Traveller in the rear head. It was acceptable and worked fine but we rarely used it. But I made sure that I got rid of both original heads.

Interestingly enough, a lot of years ago when on a commercial flight, I came across the same, identical heads as Trojan had originally installed on their boats. Must have been an old plane. :) :)

Rick
Trojan 1994 370 Express, 502 Bluewaters

rickalan35
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Re: 36 tri-cabin fuel tanks

Post by rickalan35 »

Rhino,

I just wanted to add here that as you get this new-to-you boat straightened out, I believe you will really enjoy it. They are really rugged battleships and present the best of many boating worlds to their owners. A very sea-worthy and easily handled vessel plus a planing hull that is fast enough to get you away from bad weather.

Don' be surprised it you find that the rear corners of your back bedroom are leaking when it rains. Many including mine had that design flaw and there are definitely ways to fix it. I think you'll really grow to love it.

Cheers

Rick
Trojan 1994 370 Express, 502 Bluewaters

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