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Old 01-26-2014, 09:14 PM   #81
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Re: Senza Legno, Senza Pontilli

What are the fuel tanks made of? I'm guessing polypropylene or abs. Completely different makeup and easy to bond to. I'm serious when i say nothing will bond to polyethylene. I worked at a plastics plant for 8 years as a fabricator/engineer.
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Old 01-27-2014, 10:54 AM   #82
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Spinweld fittings?
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Old 01-27-2014, 02:01 PM   #83
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Those barrels are most likely cross-linked ldpe. They cannot be welded, and virtually no adhesive will bond to polyethylene. Now, if it is regular hdpe, it can easily be welded by any plastics shop. It should have a number with a recycling symbol somewhere on it. What is the number? Any letters?
I'm at work now will have to look them over tomorrow, thanks for the info, We have some stuff here we use for sealing the inside fueltanks tanks wonder if that would work
Do these numbers mean anything off the barrels?

1H1/Y1.9/150113

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Old 01-27-2014, 03:22 PM   #84
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Spinweld fittings?
Those work great, but he's wanting to graft 2 barrels together to make one.

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Those barrels are most likely cross-linked ldpe. They cannot be welded, and virtually no adhesive will bond to polyethylene. Now, if it is regular hdpe, it can easily be welded by any plastics shop. It should have a number with a recycling symbol somewhere on it. What is the number? Any letters?
I'm at work now will have to look them over tomorrow, thanks for the info, We have some stuff here we use for sealing the inside fueltanks tanks wonder if that would work
Do these numbers mean anything off the barrels?

1H1/Y1.9/150113

USA/M4766

Thanks, Stuart
Not off the top of my head, but let me do some checking when I'm done being lazy
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Old 02-03-2014, 03:34 PM   #85
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Well it's in the air, now to start welding
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That is bad azz

I would take out or at least heavy tape (with something flame retardant) those back windows...weld splatter will melt into the glass and ruin it

it has a nice stance
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This crown is going to look awesome, good luck, keep posting pics of the progress.
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Excellent! A "Buffalo" is born!

And ditto protecting the glass from weld spatter...not pretty.
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I have something that looks kind of like your bus roof!




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I have something that looks kind of like your bus roof!




Do you have a build tread I can go look at?
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