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Curtis Johnson posted 01-21-2002 10:11 PM ET (US)   Profile for Curtis Johnson   Send Email to Curtis Johnson  
On Monday at Crystal River FL I saw a 13 with a long, low fiberglass gas tank under the middle seat. It stuck out enough aft to expose the filler cap. Anyone know of a source? I tapped it, it wasn't Tempo-like, and it was Sand Tan color. Nice thing was it left so much more clean floorspace.Thanks, Curtis
flwhaler posted 01-21-2002 10:28 PM ET (US)     Profile for flwhaler  Send Email to flwhaler     
It was a pate tank. Maybe a 15 gallon or so?
Local dealer has some at a good cost! Wish I had a use for one.
Curtis Johnson posted 01-22-2002 05:46 AM ET (US)     Profile for Curtis Johnson  Send Email to Curtis Johnson     
Thanks, I'll call him.
bc posted 01-22-2002 07:33 AM ET (US)     Profile for bc    
Greetings,

I was also looking for something like these gas tanks you guys are discribing. Which dealer sales them? And do you know a approx. cost? Thanks for the help.

BC

JFM posted 01-22-2002 08:44 AM ET (US)     Profile for JFM  Send Email to JFM     
Curtis, I have a Pate 12 gal. in my 13'. It fits under the helm seat. It goes all the way across the boat. I built teak corner brackets and use hooks in them to bungee cord it in securely. The back of the tank extends far enough in the rear to access the gas cap. It's a very nice set up and frees up a lot of space. Regards, Jay
newboater posted 01-22-2002 08:24 PM ET (US)     Profile for newboater  Send Email to newboater     
OK guys,

I looked around, tried to do a search, but I can't find any info on the "pate tank".

Where do I get one and how much isthe 12 gallon one that fits a 13?

Dave S.

Wild Turkey posted 01-22-2002 10:13 PM ET (US)     Profile for Wild Turkey  Send Email to Wild Turkey     
Guys...These threads did not take long to find....

In the Repairs/Mods Forum:
http://continuouswave.com/ubb/Forum3/HTML/001468.html

In the OEM Sources Forum:
http://continuouswave.com/ubb/Forum6/HTML/000009.html

Chris

maxdevon posted 01-23-2002 06:38 AM ET (US)     Profile for maxdevon  Send Email to maxdevon     
I got mine from Cabella's
Moeller 12 gallon Model number M600 if I remember correctly. Great tank.
I restored my 13' and made the bench seats 15" instead of 12". I cut a hole to access the filler cap and installed a clear access plate in the seat.

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