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This is the first inboard i've owned so I'm looking for a crash course in do's and don'ts. I already know about removing the cover before staring. When and how long should I run the blowers? Any advice would be good. Thanks.

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In reality if you trailer the boat its getting a cross flow going down the road. At the landing open the cover and do a smell test for gas. If your leave the cover open long enough for fresh air to flow in and old air to flow out then you really don't need to run the blower, still I'll turn the blower on when I get to the parking lot and then rig the boat. Usually its had 10 minutes or more to replace the air which should be enough time.

Your owners manual will tell you to run the blowers from time to time when your out trolling. Me being a freak about things running right, I'm always tipping the cover back to look and listen for anything out of the norm, this is enough to vent out it out. When in doubt turn the blower on.

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