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Old 27-11-2009, 09:03   #1
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Flexible Tanks

I am thinking about adding additional diesel capacity.
Does anyone have experience with the PLASTIMO flexable tanks?
I would appreciate any pro's/con's, installation tips, etc.

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Old 27-11-2009, 13:27   #2
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I thought Plastimo only made water tanks.
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Old 27-11-2009, 16:27   #3
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I had a flexible water tank. I had one.

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Just purchased one recently for fresh water. They seem to be very well made and are ideal for spaces that are inaccessible to rigid tanks. To protect them from chafing it seems prudent to install it on top of a rubber pad or mat. Don't know that they're rated for fuel though, only water.
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One issue I have with flexible tanks is the lack of baffles. Not a big deal foir coastal cruising but I think that rules them out for blue water.
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The other 'issue' is how do you keep them in place, exactly? Suggestions, anyone? (Specifically, under the v-berth.)
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