Wanted Looking for used 1 gallon tank

Discussion in 'For Sale' started by butterbean, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. butterbean

    butterbean Well-Known Member

    Looking for a used tank in fair condition (no rust and no leaks, scratches or dents ok). Will pay no more than $35 with priority shipping included to zip code 17046. Post pics of what you've got.

  2. Barry

    Barry Member

    Hey Butterbean,
    I made a run to Home Depot last weekend and came home with what I hope is all the fixings to build a fiberglass tank. I hope to start on it this weekend, I'll keep you posted on my success (or failure) and might be able to build one to your specs.

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    I haven't forgot forgotten about you, found that working with hardware store foam insulation is a b*&^*h to cut. I built this rig last weekend and am having issues with a wimpy power supply (a 5v cell phone charger does'nt do the job)

    Last edited: Dec 17, 2013
  3. butterbean

    butterbean Well-Known Member

    I appreciate the offer. I may take you up on that offer in a few weeks when I have a little more money. I just quit my part-time job, but I start 3rd shift Sunday night. I do have some other expenses coming up. I repaired the tank I have with some putty. It began to leak when the welds around the bung cracked after it got knocked over. The putty may only be temporary, or it may last awhile. We shall see. I'm not going to be using the bike as much right now, because my new job is too far away to drive in the cold. So I might just stick with what I've got for awhile. I have some other more important expenses coming up in the next few weeks as well.
  4. Racie35

    Racie35 Member

    Barry..... Are you hot wire cutting the foam to rough shape to make a mold? Or planning the lost foam technique?
  5. butterbean

    butterbean Well-Known Member

    I decided to just buy another tank from the same vendor I got this one from. $35 with free shipping is a good deal for a 1 gallon peanut tank.
  6. Barry

    Barry Member

    Hey ButterBean,
    My new foam cutter is now in the dumpster! What a mess I made!
  7. darwin

    darwin Well-Known Member

    HF band saw would make a nice foam cutter.
  8. butterbean

    butterbean Well-Known Member

    It's cool, I got a nice vintage plastic tank for $35