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Offline Cannon

Please let your voices be heard! Takes all of three minutes to complete. There is a prepared statement which you can modify prior to sending. Or you can ignore and then whine when you get stuck with crappy gas that blows up your engine...

BoatUS: Take 5 Minutes Today to Have Your Say on Ethanol How much ethanol do you want in your gas in 2018? ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 22, 2017 - The battle to protect your boat’s engine is not over. Right now, the Environmental Protection Agency is asking for public comments on the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation’s fuel supply for 2018, and Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is urging recreational boaters to speak up and be heard by providing comments at…
http://cqrcengage.com/boatus/app/act-on-a-regulation?0&engagementId=389053
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Offline wedocq

Re: Voice your opinion before we get stuck with Ethanol in our boat gas!
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2017, 08:51:30 AM »
Done!
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Offline Cannon

Re: Voice your opinion before we get stuck with Ethanol in our boat gas!
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2017, 10:02:15 AM »
I might also add that my outboard manual states that levels above E10 I.E. 10% engine damage may occur...
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Offline mm916157

Re: Voice your opinion before we get stuck with Ethanol in our boat gas!
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2017, 10:24:41 AM »
done

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Re: Voice your opinion before we get stuck with Ethanol in our boat gas!
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2017, 01:43:24 PM »
Sorry, but I didn't see this earlier...

I'd posted the same info on the "Arima Life" page  too -- cause E15 could be death to our outboards!  :bigshock:

Guess the more folks we have see it and respond, the better!

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Offline dbhazjack

Re: Voice your opinion before we get stuck with Ethanol in our boat gas!
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2017, 06:16:21 PM »
Done & done. Thanks


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Offline Cannon

Re: Voice your opinion before we get stuck with Ethanol in our boat gas!
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2017, 09:58:00 AM »
For those who haven't looked at the big picture, They are phasing in E15 which will be even worse. If you haven't made your opinion known to the powers that be, by all means click on the link in the first post and at least let them know how you feel!
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Offline BayWolf

Re: Voice your opinion before we get stuck with Ethanol in our boat gas!
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2017, 10:18:30 AM »
Done!  Any indications from the big outboard manufacturer's on thier input? Maybe they see an upside to this in parts and new motor sales?
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Offline Sparhawk

Re: Voice your opinion before we get stuck with Ethanol in our boat gas!
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2017, 06:35:00 PM »
Done!
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