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Old 12-17-2012, 09:21 AM   #91
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...but stick with 55 gal drums for the reasons above.
I totally agree with sdwarf36. I've been running WVO for years now and based on my experiences multiple 55 gallon barrels is the way to go! You don't want a tank that big; its trouble waiting to happen. Still, it is worth a fair amount just in the value of the aluminum and the pump. Get it and sell it for scrap! Use the pump! Maybe it would be worth it to have someone cut it down and re-weld it into several smaller tanks? Aluminum is nice for WVO because it doesn't cause the oil to polymerize like steel does.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:39 PM   #92
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Spring is here and i am back to work. always abit scarry cutting into the roof!
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:43 PM   #93
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:44 PM   #94
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The new hatch!!
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:45 PM   #95
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:49 PM   #96
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:24 AM   #97
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Great job on the hatch! ---- That puppy looks like it could do duty on a nuclear sub.
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Old 03-21-2013, 04:25 PM   #98
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As someone who built a wood roof hatch, I love your metal one, but I DO NOT like the look of that lock hasp sticking into the hatchway from the inner wall. It looks like you could easily cut yourself open on a shin or thigh when coming or going. Or maybe catch a pant leg when climbing and cause a tumble. Be careful with that!
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As someone who built a wood roof hatch, I love your metal one, but I DO NOT like the look of that lock hasp sticking into the hatchway from the inner wall. It looks like you could easily cut yourself open on a shin or thigh when coming or going. Or maybe catch a pant leg when climbing and cause a tumble. Be careful with that!
I can feel that now...and it hurts
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:57 PM   #100
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I DO NOT like the look of that lock hasp sticking into the hatchway from the inner wall. It looks like you could easily cut yourself open on a shin or thigh when coming or going. Or maybe catch a pant leg when climbing and cause a tumble. Be careful with that!
Good looking!! I have been trying to think of a way to avoid this and Iím probably going to incorporate some type of finale ladder rungs or a handle the spans that wall of the hatch and helps cove the latch while still being able to have it serve its functional purpose. There is a hatch clasp on the outside and Iíve thought about just cutting off the one on the inside, but donít think Iím ready to lose the ability to lock it from the insideÖ..decisionsÖdecisionsÖ
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