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Old 11-03-2021, 04:19   #16
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All my tanks are stainless steel. All my tanks do not leak. All my tanks are as solid as being part of the boat. All my tanks keep water/ fuel as it should be. Why use anything else.? Life can be difficult enough without complicating things !
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All my tanks are stainless steel. All my tanks do not leak. All my tanks are as solid as being part of the boat. All my tanks keep water/ fuel as it should be. Why use anything else.? Life can be difficult enough without complicating things !
You have a stainless holding tank (that's what this thread is about)?
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we have one of peggy's nice ronco tanks and very happy with it / not looking to change anything...but i saw the thread topic "DIY holding tank" and thought "OMG...what can possibly go wrong here ?"




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Old 11-03-2021, 19:20   #19
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Re: DIY Holding Tank?

It's not too difficult to built a fiberglass tank. Similar to stitch and glue construction.

I have a small original 13 gallon fiberglass tank. High up inside the shower. Not a good place or setup. Had a bunch of guests onboard to see the parade of lights in San Diego. I believe the vent clogged. Cracked a seam about halfway up. Of course since there were people on board I put the sails in the shower to get them out of the day. Was misirible cleaning them!

Thinking of making an integrated tank lower down. Would give me a bit more capacity and take advantage of the space. Might give me back that upper area the tank is at now for one of those small Asian style combo washer w/spin dryer.
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You have a stainless holding tank (that's what this thread is about)?
My holding tank is stainless steel. After two attempts at building one out of fiberglass I had a custom made one welded out of stainless steel. It is an odd shape made to fit in a small space while maximizing the volume it can hold.

This tank was made in 1990 and we are still using it, no issues.
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