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Old 04-05-2015, 21:32   #16
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Re: V-berth water tank Help.

Originally Posted by a64pilot View Post
70 gls of water is 583 lbs, while I agree aluminum is not the best watertank, it lasted 31 yrs and the factory tank has all the structural issues sorted out, replacement tank might go another 31 yrs, how long does it need to last?
Durability is not the issue. The corrosion that builds up in an aluminum tank is not something I would want to ingest. The experts - Steve D'Antonio for one - also state aluminum is a bad material for water tanks.

Good for fuel tanks though.

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