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Old 26-12-2008, 10:25   #1
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leaky tanks

We are enjoying the benefits of Chinese stainless water tanks. Seems we are leaking at the seams...any of you folks tried the spray in coatings? Microseal or the like?
I believe we will try almost anything to avoid pulling up a splendid teak and holly sole. All ideas welcomed. Currently in Anse Marcel, St. Martin and enjoying Christmas in the Caribbean. Keep smiling.
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Old 26-12-2008, 12:10   #2
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TanK Leaks

I know nothing about the products you have listed as far as sealing leaks, (I would have my suspicions). Would there be any way to install a water bladder inside the existing tank?

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Old 26-12-2008, 12:36   #3
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There is something that I had brochures on to fix copper pipes that had developed leaks underground I can't thinkof what the product was but if you want can try and find out more about it.
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Old 27-12-2008, 10:01   #4
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I like cburger's bladder idea....have you pulled the inspection you have baffles.
I think some of the older Formosa's tanks could be pulled from the sides to the center of the bilige after removing the engine...
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