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582 carterhillen Re: seawater in through the gas vent? 8/19/2005 15:14:00

Can you turn the vent so it is facing toward the stern? I would
think if it's facing down, any water spashing up would get in the
vent. I wonder why these vents don't have something like a one way
trap door so air can vent out, but nothing can enter.
--- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=-LpCQvslbx0R0LczSA1ntAnl7XS_JrchpdEbea3iMBd2PA-8By6Yj8Vxim7qUmjms2iCmetMRJ5RubO41FxtOwjmVfMf3g">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "Richard M. Hatch" <fishdoc@d...>
wrote:
> I also have the chrome vent that is flush......
>
> Anyway..... working on a couple of options.... I'm going to do a
test with the wife splashing buckets of water toward the vent to see
how much water gets in.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: George Jacob
> To: <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=-LpCQvslbx0R0LczSA1ntAnl7XS_JrchpdEbea3iMBd2PA-8By6Yj8Vxim7qUmjms2iCmetMRJ5RubO41FxtOwjmVfMf3g">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 9:03 PM
> Subject: Re: [parkerboats] seawater in through the gas vent?
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> I have the new style vent that Parker is using, it is flush
mounted to the hull and is a chrome version, not the black plastic
kind that stick out...if that makes any difference..
> and I have been in seas that I had to trim the bow down all the
way and keep the wipers on for an hour at a time....
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Richard M. Hatch
> To: <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=-LpCQvslbx0R0LczSA1ntAnl7XS_JrchpdEbea3iMBd2PA-8By6Yj8Vxim7qUmjms2iCmetMRJ5RubO41FxtOwjmVfMf3g">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 6:44 AM
> Subject: Re: [parkerboats] seawater in through the gas vent?
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> George,
>
> Have you been out in seas for long lengths of time where your
were continuously in a 3 to 4 foot head sea and really getting things
wet? Do you have a Racor or other similar system to check after
every outing?
>
> I've checked the gas at the pump the best I can and as far as I
can tell there is no water being pumped into the tank..... the filler
cap has a good tight seal...... I'm convinced it is the vent.....
>
> My opening in the vent is pointing downward and I assume this
is the correct position.
>
> Richard
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: George Jacob
> To: <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=-LpCQvslbx0R0LczSA1ntAnl7XS_JrchpdEbea3iMBd2PA-8By6Yj8Vxim7qUmjms2iCmetMRJ5RubO41FxtOwjmVfMf3g">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 4:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [parkerboats] seawater in through the gas vent?
>
>
> I have a 2004 2520 XL with 200 hours and I have not
experienced any fuel vent problems at all...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Art Marshall
> To: <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=-LpCQvslbx0R0LczSA1ntAnl7XS_JrchpdEbea3iMBd2PA-8By6Yj8Vxim7qUmjms2iCmetMRJ5RubO41FxtOwjmVfMf3g">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 4:33 PM
> Subject: [parkerboats] seawater in through the gas vent?
>
>
> My dealer has told me he is experiencing a problem with
customers
> getting seawater into the gas tank via the vent. Evidently
the
> problem is so common for him he has had a "shoe type cover"
machined
> to fit over the vent to install on the hull to prevent this
problem.
> Has anybody experienced this circumstance? I have not and
fish
> whenever I can in all conditions fishable.
>
>
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