BOAT PROBLEMS: Our Fuel Tanks Are TRASHED!

25 Tet 2020
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#BoatLife #Sailboat #Refit
We decided to start this week off with a little break from boat work to explore a slice of our Tongan neighborhood. Because all work and no play make Jason and Nikki a dull couple. Along the journey, we meet a local boy who decides to not only be our guide but our film director too.
Then, it's back to the boat restoration and getting our home livable again. The scrubbing continues as does the next big project: our diesel tanks. We knew our port side fuel tank was pitting and was in need of repair/replacement but we thought our starboard tank was ok. Turns out, removing our sailboat's 15-year-old aluminum diesel fuel tanks turn into a challenge with a surprise.
WHO ARE WE?
We’re Jason and Nikki Wynn. We been living #OffTheGrid and exploring the world for 10 years.
Our first six years of #travel were an epic road trip around North America.
Now we’re on a #sailing voyage about the world. Did we have any previous sailing experience, of course not!
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And this is why we publish our lives on the world wide web. We share in hopes of inspiring you to find your adventure.
Timestamps if you like to Jump Around:
00:00 We Need a Play Day
00:35 How We Got Here (Short)
01:20 Neiafu, Vava'u Tonga
02:45 Mt Talau National Park
04:49 OMAZE.COM/THEWYNNS
07:55 8 Hours of SailBoat Cleaning (in 3 minutes)
11:45 Our Biggest Boat Problem: Bad Diesel Tanks
15:28 Removing a LEAKING Fuel Tank
21:06 Bad Fuel with Diesel Bug
23:59 Holes in the Fuel Tank
24:59 A New INTERACTIVE Ending Idea
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© Gone With the Wynns 2020

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  • Hey guys, thank you so much for the kind comments and the recommendations for our Trashed Diesel Tanks. We’ll begin working on the tanks this week, keep your 🤞🏻 and we’ll see how it goes. We spoke with the welder last year when we removed the first tank. He didn't have the proper fittings and wasn't in love with the 'cutting the bottom half off and replacing it idea'. He said he would do it but he recommended buying new tanks as the best solution. Enter COVID...and now he's stuck in New Zealand not able to get back to Tonga. As far as I know he was the only aluminum welder on the island. So it's back to a temporary repair for us😢 Kudos to all the people that answered the trivia at the end. We have LOADS of correct answers (we’ll make it more difficult next time) so we’ll choose one at random end of day tomorrow and let you know the winner in a pinned comment. Ok, back to boat work! 💘 Jason and Nikki

    Gone with the WynnsGone with the Wynns5 muaj më parë
    • @hugo brutus that’s what I suggested. Maybe not the brand specifically. I just said Spray on bed liner. My trucks are currently Line-X bed lined and my previous trucks had the same. Never had any problems with denying, chipping or fading. I guarantee, if I were to seal the tail gate and take my tonneau cover of, the truck bed would turn into a swimming pool when it rains because that stuff seals off everything.

      Philliph WhirleyPhilliph Whirley5 muaj më parë
    • Line-X

      hugo brutushugo brutus5 muaj më parë
    • Get to it and keep smiling ‘cause you luv it.

      Brian JoyceBrian Joyce5 muaj më parë
    • Try two coats of spray on truck bed liner instead of the fiberglass.

      Philliph WhirleyPhilliph Whirley5 muaj më parë
    • Better late than not at all? You be the judge.... Your stated objective is to 'fix/repair' the diesel tanks so they last until you can get new ones made. Your time frame is 'a year or two'. Starting there, it makes sense to clean up the inside and outside of the tanks, either weld or JB Weld the holes up, and figure out how to cut down corrosion. Cleaning and repair are relatively straightforward. My suggestion for cutting down on corrosion is to apply some marine anti-fouling paint over primer on the bottom and up the sides for a short distance - say about six to eight inches, in case the bilge fills with water. If you can locate any spots where sea water can come in contact other than the bilge, then use the anti-fouling paint on that surface also. Be sure you don't overdo it, because the paint may insulate the tank well enough to cause condensation inside it,. Make sure you have good venting to keep that from happening.... Getting new tanks manufactured is another interesting project. You two are VERY handy with computers and videos. Pictures are worth thousands of words. I'd suggest that you take a bunch of photos of the tanks and use a program on your computers that will let you draw and write on a picture to document the tank's measurements, sizes of holes, sizes and and placement of the fittings, such as the fuel gauge and pump, vent hoses, the supply tubing, etc. Be extremely detailed, and if you've noticed something that could be improved, such as moving a fitting or reducing the size of a portion of the tank so it's easier to get it into its space or take it out of that space, you can note that on the picture. When you're ready to have the tanks made, you can email the photos to various suppliers and obtain quite accurate quotes. You could even do it just before you set sail to where the tanks are being made.

      Tom BellTom Bell5 muaj më parë
  • 👍😎

    Bill MahlerweinBill MahlerweinDitë më parë
  • 😎👍

    Bill MahlerweinBill MahlerweinDitë më parë
  • Hey Guys, been watching you for a while... It's a pleasure. FYI , if you ever need a Water Displacement 40 (WD-40), it works well againt rust. it was design for the space program . You can also use WD-40 silicon wich is also great for all you lube jobs on board. We used it on the outremer 51 , whenwe crossed the atlantic, great for the mast rail, poulies and whatever else.... Keep safe..

    David AssadDavid Assad5 ditë më parë
  • I’ve been enjoying watching your channel. Loved when you rescued that sweet bat. I have to wonder watching this episode how you didn’t smell that diesel fuel though? You certainly are hard workers. 👏

    Karma The GiantKarma The Giant14 ditë më parë
  • you guys are awesome! :D

    SirGr3mIinSirGr3mIin15 ditë më parë
  • I'd find someone with a welder and not rely on a putty. If you're going to replace them soon I wouldn't bother fiber glassing anything if they are welded. if you use the putty then fiberglass the whole thing

    Great White North VanlifeGreat White North Vanlife16 ditë më parë
    • There is no one on the island that can weld aluminum, otherwise, yeah. Curious Minion

      Gone with the WynnsGone with the Wynns15 ditë më parë
  • After watching several of your videos I would keep her!

    Norman CookNorman Cook23 ditë më parë
  • i would listen to the tig welder guy (greg) or put bladder but it sounds like you want to do your first fiberglass project good to know how to glass if you have a boat "saving a few dollars could cost you " id go with bladder and paint tank with rust preventing paint

    jai ivanoffjai ivanoff24 ditë më parë
  • You sleep right over the tank? Oof

    HanMade ASMRHanMade ASMR27 ditë më parë
  • 12:54 It does NOT say Aluminium. There is no such word.

    Doug RogillioDoug RogillioMuaj më parë
  • On aircraft, they seal the inside of "wet wing" fuel tanks with a PRC sealant. It could be poured into your tanks, swished around, then the excess drained out. It stands up to jet fuel (kerosene), but you'd have to verify compatibility with diesel.

    Mike ReavesMike ReavesMuaj më parë
  • As a fiberglass Tech That be a bad mistake! You can get a Gas tank liner! I would patch it with BJW and Id Only Fibergass the bottom and 4 to 8 inc up the side walls But the Linger is like a plastic You poor it in your tank then rote the tank let it cover the inside take about 5 mins dry and the hole time ya have to keep rotating the tank to it dry It creat a liner inside the tank! Make sure you sand the tank where you fiberglass! You could cover the tank in Fiberglass But I bet the liner would work way better! But Like I said Id fiberglass just the bottom and about 8 inc up the side! Hope that help! I also make you get a better resin then Boat Resin You really need a resin that will some what flexable! Like a 927 Resin or Flex resin But Boat resin would work.

    Mark FisherMark FisherMuaj më parë
  • I love your channel! Been binge watching and living vicariously through you, so thank you! Regarding your fuel tank dilema, I believe a sacrificial anode could help your fuel tank from corrosion. A "Navalloy" aluminum anode--a combination of aluminum, zinc and indium--is known to help protect aluminum in salt water from corrosion.

    James ArnoldJames ArnoldMuaj më parë
  • You could use Por-15 or Redkote fuel tank sealer. I have used redkote for an automotive application. You just need to degrease, etch with citric acid, then add in redkote and roll the tank around. The Redkote is very viscous. I recommend adding in more than you need then drain the excess out.

    gaven manalogaven manaloMuaj më parë
    • The result is a layer that looks like fruit rollup. lol

      gaven manalogaven manaloMuaj më parë
  • Check for something sticking out that take must be rubbing up against something for it to have a hole in it like that.

    David GentileDavid GentileMuaj më parë
  • Tar it. Or rhino bed sealent. That would be what they spray on bed liners. Or rust proffing for under vehicles. Really

    David GentileDavid GentileMuaj më parë
  • If you knew what you knew now would you buy a boat again or just stick with the r v

    David GentileDavid GentileMuaj më parë
    • Boat!

      Gone with the WynnsGone with the WynnsMuaj më parë
  • I know its been six months since your show was aired, but, why didn't you get a "drill motor pump?" You can get them for fuel and a separate one for water. It would make the job much easier next time you need a pump.

    Harold HesterlyHarold HesterlyMuaj më parë
  • Omg 12.57 and its the first time Ive heard an American pronounce Aluminium properly. NOT ALUM_I_NUM. Wait....theres more...did I hear a US citizen use the metric system..80 litres of fuel??? Isnt that 247 and 5/16ths and a half ounces or 17 and 9/67.3ths of a gallon??? Next you'll be using an M10 socket instead of 6/437th whitworth. I dunno.

    DamoDamoMuaj më parë
    • 😆

      Gone with the WynnsGone with the WynnsMuaj më parë
  • For fuel tank sealing use aviation fuel tank sealant. 2 part mix in a tube, brush on and let cure. It won't leak again. Suitable for diesel. I have used this product for over 40 years. excellent sealant. Great for sealing anything actually.

    wes matthewwes matthew2 muaj më parë
  • Palmeristan!! My favorite little island. I want to know so much more about it. (4months late...did i win??😂)

    Glln WvrGlln Wvr2 muaj më parë
  • I cannot tell you how delighted i am that this channel has embraced jokes about dinghys, big balls and spankings. It has brought joy to my catching up marathon!! Im restoring my grandmothers house, abandoned for 10 years. And i don’t need smell-o-vision to understand the cleaning and applaud your bravery at putting your hand in spider filled spaces. Thanks for the laughs!!👍🏻🥰

    Glln WvrGlln Wvr2 muaj më parë
  • on your tanks, you could prep sand with 80 grit orbital, clean and then spray an epoxy primer sealer. when that is dry lightly sand with 180 grit orbital. clean and spray box liner and that will protect your tanks for a very long time

    The Sled ShopThe Sled Shop2 muaj më parë
  • your wasting your time if you put that tank back in the boat. stainless steel or fiberglass.You should be making a drawing of the tanks with EVERY DIMENSION.

    bobby sipesbobby sipes2 muaj më parë
  • Try a two part epoxy paint. You should find it at a chandler.

    noelsharpenoelsharpe2 muaj më parë
  • you could probably just spray rustproofing on the bottoms and side of tanks. much like you would the bottom of a car

    Geezers GangGeezers Gang2 muaj më parë
  • Fiberglass all the tank !!

    Pablo MontesPablo Montes3 muaj më parë
  • No need to fiberglass the whole thing - sure you Can and it's more protection, but if you have that much water coming into your boat, where it's over the tanks height .. I think you will have bigger problems than cleaning out a tank and loosing x amount of fuel

    Darren MunsellDarren Munsell3 muaj më parë
  • You guys are so cute and funny 😄

    Darlene ErmisDarlene Ermis3 muaj më parë
  • 12:57 "aluminium". You have been assimilated 😁😉

    roadie3124roadie31243 muaj më parë
    • 😆😆😜

      Gone with the WynnsGone with the Wynns3 muaj më parë
  • You had metal fuel tanks in your cat? What a flop. You only missed petrol engines, to make it a perfect boat.

    Josko JansaJosko Jansa3 muaj më parë
  • POR 15. In-tank sealant.

    BajaNateBajaNate4 muaj më parë
  • Its been awhile sense this vid , but , why not use " alumaloy " or some other aluminum brazing rods on the fuel tanks , they could even be done at sea .

    Gary PioGary Pio4 muaj më parë
  • According to Doug at SV Seeker aluminum is the easiest metal to weld...He has done hundreds of feet of aluminum welding.

    william wallacewilliam wallace4 muaj më parë
  • What make are your backpacks

    Joseph DempseyJoseph Dempsey4 muaj më parë
    • I'm not 100% sure they're in the Gear Store, but if you head over to the blog there are several camera backpacks and a whole section on "Adventure Gear" in the Gear Store where you might find them. Don't forget that shopping through the links provided won't cost you an extra dime but it will throw a few pennies into the sailing kitty! Curious Minion

      Gone with the WynnsGone with the Wynns4 muaj më parë
  • Nice backpacks what make are they

    Joseph DempseyJoseph Dempsey4 muaj më parë
  • My friends and I used to always say "splash" when referring to launching a boat, I only ever heard that around Venice/Nokomis FL but that was 50 years ago, I guess that term has finally made its way around the world

    Ronald ReedRonald Reed4 muaj më parë
  • I would not trust JB Weld to solve anything except on a temporary repair.

    COMM114COMM1144 muaj më parë
  • Hello Wynns. We're new to your channel - just about 2 weeks in. Just seeing the fuel tank dilemma, and the "how far up to fiberglass" question. Jason said, "any other ideas?" ---- Rhinohide ! Don't know whether you've already finished the project, and don't know whether you can get the spray on epoxy material that is Rhinohide, but --- that seems like a great way to "waterproof" the exterior of the fuel tanks. I'm tempted to suggest spray on vehicle undercarriage coating - a rattle can spray on mix of rubber and petroleum wax, but that's somewhat soft, and would probably eventually wear away because of the rocking and rubbing. Hope that's helpful ! You two are saints for sharing such good, helpful, and thorough information. Oh - and extra kudos for being a sailing couple that doesn't "pimp out" the woman sailor with "thirst-trap" visuals. We'll keep watching - we're thinking your adventure may be our retirement plan / semi-retirement plan after the daughter finishes college (5 years out). All the best and safe travels.

    Gano LemoineGano Lemoine4 muaj më parë
  • win

    Ray DiTomassoRay DiTomasso4 muaj më parë
  • Hey Nikki, I love your musical ability to play the BUMGO DRUMS. LOL

    Darren NeilsonDarren Neilson4 muaj më parë
  • For the tanks, multiple layers of aluminum barrier coat epoxy primer (2 parts) and nylon grating at the bottom or sides of tank housing. (Avoid rubber, silicone, EPDM, LDPE, bad with fuel)

    Robert SimonRobert Simon5 muaj më parë
  • Put bladders inside of your tanks. They do it to custom motorcycles all the time.

    Derek DeGrofftDerek DeGrofft5 muaj më parë
  • I would look at bladders if someone makes them for diesel

    Alain NantelAlain Nantel5 muaj më parë
  • I guess I missed your final solution on your fuel tanks

    Terry ZiemanTerry Zieman5 muaj më parë
  • Three options for tanks. Please read the last. Definitely get to the inside of the tank and clean the area to be repaired. Put the Jb weld on from both sides so it forms a rivet type effect. Glass to the top edge and then build the top sperate if you have enough room for an overlap. Should be a couple of inches of overlap which should keep the water out and still allow for removal. Looks like for the second tank you could use the tank for a mold to build a negative and then build the new tank inside the mold. Glass inside the as thick as you like. Make sure to seal the inside with proper paint/epoxy. Should go without saying that the top will be built separately and glassed together after. Crap design. Third option and really the best. Take the tanks to a fabricator. Cut about an inch and a half to two inches off the bottom. Reuse the bottom if possible and build a bit of a frame under the tanks to keep them up and out of the water. Might be worth painting them with a good epoxy to prevent future corrosion as well. Keep smiling, live your energy.

    Eshootzi ScrsEshootzi Scrs5 muaj më parë
  • Four years already. I remember shopping for boats, cats taking a walk in the woods from the RV. Half a world away now. Quite a journey.

    Eshootzi ScrsEshootzi Scrs5 muaj më parë
  • @18:14 Austin Powers "That's not mine baby, really".

    Andrew PhillipsAndrew Phillips5 muaj më parë
  • Guys, you ae going to screw yourself trying to repair that aluminum fuel tank. That will cause you pain out at sea eventually! Your best bet and investment is to have an exact fuel tank made and then completely coat the outside with a very good 2 part epoxy with white pigments in it (not paint). And really, at this time you should replace the other because it will eventually need it. and again, the last thing you want is pitting holes with fuel leaking out while you are out making a very long passage out at sea. Money well worth spent for "piece of mind!" Also, make sure you do NOT grown any electrial wires or ground wires to the tank itself, which adds to the electrolysis process.

    Podo CryptoPodo Crypto5 muaj më parë
  • Why do they call it a B.O.A.T. Bust Out Another Thousand lol

    Todd KeslerTodd Kesler5 muaj më parë
  • Use wire that has a high content of sliver or nickel

    Todd KeslerTodd Kesler5 muaj më parë
  • Buy a mig welder from harbor freight..learn to weld!

    Todd KeslerTodd Kesler5 muaj më parë
  • Weld them up!

    Todd KeslerTodd Kesler5 muaj më parë
  • What you did to the tanks will never last, every fuel tank I have done I replace the tanks, you have a extra sheet of aluminum welded to it, then have the tank coated un coal tar epoxy..

    Mike DuhrMike Duhr5 muaj më parë
    • There isn't a welder nor supplies here. It should last until we can get to a mainland for replacement tanks.

      Gone with the WynnsGone with the Wynns5 muaj më parë
  • Jason, if you haven’t done anything with your tanks yet, I’d weld the holes yourself using this video as a reference. alworld.info/u/video/nGOTrnqKmqmaor8

    Tim McNamaraTim McNamara5 muaj më parë
  • Reminds me of Audrey Hepburn, like a sister.

    AgustAgust5 muaj më parë
  • Should hook an air compressor up to your tank to find the leaks

    troy ftroy f5 muaj më parë
  • You are right that the foam tape caused the corrosion. It kept the aluminum wet but with no oxygen circulation to form a protective oxide. When you put the tank back in try using hard neoprene rubber blocks that you glue to the fiberglass but just let the tank rest on the neoprene blocks - don't glue it. The neoprene absorbs no moisture and is hard so that moisture doesn't get held against the metal. Hold the tank in place with wood at the top of the tank. The higher you can get the tank out of the bilge water the better.

    Carl NelsonCarl Nelson5 muaj më parë
  • Fiberglass up to the top or you will have issues, you can taper the fiberglass.

    Mark RaicheMark Raiche5 muaj më parë
  • As far as the foam problem, you could put in strips of star board or nylon. This product wouldn't compress and not rot or hold sea water either.

    Russell BrockRussell Brock5 muaj më parë
  • You should invest in a drill pump. They are like $4-$10. And super useful.

    Tyler BTyler B5 muaj më parë
  • Hello Jason @ Nikki @ WYNNS family I'm so excited in finding your exciting adventure Tour channel , My dream you my new friend are living. I have wanted to share thoughts and cool places to see. My Darling Bride of 48 years and in our 70's and we still have both share your journey and Thanks all I'm Dan

    Dan BellDan Bell5 muaj më parë
  • this just popped in my feed. I have not seen it, alworld.info/u/video/goO7zWeDothypKs

    Paul BartomioliPaul Bartomioli5 muaj më parë
  • Since you're only looking for a temporary fix until you can get new plastic ones from either NZ or AUS, why bother wrapping the whole tank in fiberglass at all? Perhaps just doing the bottom, and just up the sides a bit, in fiberglass or some other rubber sealant will keep it until you get the new tanks.

    Mark JusticeMark Justice5 muaj më parë
  • Aviation fuel tank sealant sealer. Commercial aircraft seal the inside of the wings and use the wing for a fuel cell. you can use it to seal the outside of your fuel tank and it comes as a two part kit, with different drying times so use the B2 kit it gives you two hours of work life and dries to a rubbery consistency. Tape off the area you want to seal and spread it on. found at most aviation supply. I'm a certified airplane mechanic and used it to repair all kinds of stuff. If you get some screen material you can cover larger holes by using the screen as a base over the hole.

    jofus01jofus015 muaj më parë
  • I hope yall didn't glass over the tank. Fiberglass does NOT stick to metal, so if you've done this already its going to last only so long. I would look towards a poly tank or having a custom metal one made(stainless or aluminum).

    Jordan de GeusJordan de Geus5 muaj më parë
  • I think that you upload good travel videos! Actually we are a travel couple and would like to collaborate. Maybe we can do a video together or share eachother on our social media platforms. Would you be interested? If you want to, our Instagram is @rayeandty

    Raye and TyRaye and Ty5 muaj më parë
  • You can solve some of your fuel problems try using a real chamois and a funnel water and trash won't go to the Chamois but fuel will . I live in Alaska and that's how you can clean your fuel after it sets in a fuel. container for a while.

    Gene TidwellGene Tidwell5 muaj më parë
  • I absolutely appreciate all of your cleaning and maintenance videos. As a multi-hull boar owner myself I know all too well how much work all of what your doing is... but in the end it’s oh so satisfying. Keep the vids coming!

    captaingreggercaptaingregger5 muaj më parë
  • What about just painting the tanks with a rubberised paint?

    Damian SloperDamian Sloper5 muaj më parë
  • My 2c :-). Buy some THS brazing rod, use a mapp gas torch and braze over the weak areas. If the hole is to big, put and Al screw in it and braze over the screw and tank. Next invest in a couple sacrificial zinc rods and use cathodic protection for the two tank so you never have to worry about this again. You can use you tube for tutorials, I learned by practicing on a couple aluminum bear cans. I also really liked the bladder idea.

    rh2669rh26695 muaj më parë
  • Have you thought about stainless steel tanks? they resist corrosion from saltwater and fuel.

    Jim CurrierJim Currier5 muaj më parë
  • Just watched this today. These problems would completely overwhelm me! I hope you can safely get to Australia

    Judy GoodsonJudy Goodson5 muaj më parë
  • Take a look at these products, they are made specifically for these kinds of problems. www.kbs-coatings.com/tank-sealers.html

    Carl bellCarl bell5 muaj më parë
  • I was hearing Ross say, "Pivot, PIVOT!"

    N7801ZN7801Z5 muaj më parë
    • 😆😆😆

      Gone with the WynnsGone with the Wynns5 muaj më parë
  • Have you considered using a tank inside coating system. I used it to salvage a rusty motorcycle tank that leaked. Lasted perfectly for years. It’s a step by step process that cleans the inside of the tank, then coats the inside with a fuel compatible coating, Called por 15 fuel tank sealer. Just an idea, Larry

    Downsizing Makes CentsDownsizing Makes Cents5 muaj më parë
  • I really think these are a great answer to your fuel tank leaks. Tell me how to mail them to you and I’ll send you some. alworld.info/u/video/hmKS0pmVodaLbZo

    navion1946navion19465 muaj më parë
  • Make a bead of 5200 across the bottom of the tank before you install it. Let it harden and it will act like the foam strips but will not absorb water. definitely get rid of the foam strips

    Russ CampbellRuss Campbell5 muaj më parë
  • Spent 10 days kayaking thru Va'vau in 1999. Beautiful place. Beautiful people.

    Other brother DarylOther brother Daryl5 muaj më parë
  • We have been watching for a while and love your show. What an inspiration! I wanted to ask Jason if he looked into ceramic coating the inside of his fuel tanks? We used to do that to old rusted out motorcycle fuel tanks. Just a note. Good luck and looking forward to seeing you back on the blue!

    Rodney FlemingRodney Fleming5 muaj më parë
  • There is good news for these troubled times is JESUS LOVES YOU ALL.

    Larry SmithLarry Smith5 muaj më parë
  • gone with the wynns hi you to if you can fined a man on youtube called delboy garadge and he usese wellding rodes on ally nankes that would do it ten times better than fibber glass

    jonathan coejonathan coe5 muaj më parë
  • Wow Hope you can get the diesel tank fixed & get moved back in🙏🏼👍

    KC ConatyKC Conaty5 muaj më parë
  • Just for a pump idea, you can get a pump that attaches to a drill. if it doesn't suck up fill it with fluid as it will push fine!

    Robert tRobert t5 muaj më parë
  • You guys are fast cruising with the boat work. I feel like all our projects take so long. Nice work. Keeping me motivated!

    Sailing OctopodesSailing Octopodes5 muaj më parë
  • It’s not the salt water rotting your tank. It’s electric corrosion. You need to ground your tank to a sacrificial block (zinc) to stop the dissimilar metal corrosion. Any non aluminium metal fitting will induce a corrosive current and this corrodes the most vulnerable metal which in this case is aluminium. Zinc is more vulnerable to this type of corrosion so it will corrode instead of the tank.

    greylynnngreylynnn5 muaj më parë
  • I actually don't have a tip on how to seal the tanks. My tip is more for when you put the tank back in. When putting it back in, set the tank down where it is taller than it is wide, then spin it on end, then you should be able to then drop it back into the room without having to squeeze it as you did getting it out.

    je gje g5 muaj më parë
  • Jason I thought you bought new fuel tanks while you were home in the states ?

    Bob ShawBob Shaw5 muaj më parë
  • 🤪👍😘🙋🥰💖🐣

    ดุ่ยดุ่ย ลุยเดี่ยวดุ่ยดุ่ย ลุยเดี่ยว5 muaj më parë
  • My 2 cents, I would replace the one tank that has an existing plastic version by said plastic version, no need to start doing fiberglass on a temporary solution.I would extra thick JB weld the other one for now.

    zewise1zewise15 muaj më parë
  • Jason; check out the POR products. www.por15.com/POR-15-Fuel-Tank-Sealer - I have had very good luck with the fuel tank sealer. Also, the POR 15 might be what you need for the outside of the tank, perhaps over the JB Weld for an added layer of protection. Good Luck, MK Fort Worth

    Michael KriegerMichael Krieger5 muaj më parë
  • Be thankful that you were able to extract the two tanks without tanking part of the boat apart. Recommend getting two new tanks, slightly smaller to ease reinstallation. Best of luck. Wayne

    Wayne McPhailWayne McPhail5 muaj më parë
  • Aluminium boats live in saltwater, you have electrolysis making the holes. Earth the tanks to the battery negative.

    Frank StockerFrank Stocker5 muaj më parë
  • I am homeless with a disabled 15 yr old son.. his love of the ocean is his thing an his spirit animal is Orcas. So I wanted to do the Onaze thing cuz we wouldn't be homeless. But dreams are dreams.. so I couldn't do omaze cuz it costs. But our dream really is to sail live off nature an sail... we became homeless due to a fire on February 28th then lock down so we spent what lil $ we had saved an a crap motel. Ya kno I never knew the difference between Hotel/Motel til now.... Anyway I adore you both you inspire me,you keep me motivated when I have none cuz you both never give up. You both draw closer an pull thru. So when u share your lives with the world u never realize how u may save someone... thanks for being my life ring. The home she shines you both inspire me so..... Sorry so long it . I kinda don't hold my feelings in much!! Life is far too short !! Donna❤ & LB

    Donna KawanaDonna Kawana5 muaj më parë
  • spray on rubber for your tank in Canada we call it rino-lining. it's the same stuff for a truck bed liner.

    Second Star to the RightSecond Star to the Right5 muaj më parë
  • Sad to see all the damage in one year. I wish you all the best

    Jan Roar BernhardsenJan Roar Bernhardsen5 muaj më parë
  • Buy new tanks is my advice.

    Joseph VidaJoseph Vida5 muaj më parë
  • Hey guys! You are the most awesome people! You have helped so many people, Mark and the pets just to name a few. Watching your channel just makes us feel good to know there are such good people on the planet. We never miss your videos! We were checking out your swag but also wondered if there were GWTW stickers? We want to proudly display one! Cant wait till you are back out there! Love P&D

    Patti DasherPatti Dasher5 muaj më parë
    • No stickers yet. 😩

      Gone with the WynnsGone with the Wynns5 muaj më parë
  • How about painting them with the stuff in pickup truck beds?

    gbplay10sgbplay10s5 muaj më parë
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