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Old 03-08-2016, 08:44 PM   #1
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Flexi Tank.... Your Thoughts?

So I know I talked about this before. But I just wanted to ask again and get everyone's opinion on using a flexi tank? Like this
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Old 03-08-2016, 10:32 PM   #2
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So I know I talked about this before. But I just wanted to ask again and get everyone's opinion on using a flexi tank? Like this
I might give it a try if I was doing a replacement, not sure I would start with one.
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I might give it a try if I was doing a replacement, not sure I would start with one.
Why wouldn't you start with one? Just curious.
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Why wouldn't you start with one? Just curious.
Well it says it conforms to the space, so if I had a hard plastic tank to start
And it went bad, then I could replace it with this, but not the other way around with out doing some modifications JMHO
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Personally, I am not a fan of any tank without baffles. Water is heavy and moves about.
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Personally, I am not a fan of any tank without baffles. Water is heavy and moves about.
Especially when you are driving about. 50 gallons of water is more than 400 pounds. I would use it as an emergency backup.....
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plastic tank is going to be easier to build into a space and secure. a lot cheaper too.

the tank is going to need a fill, vent, and drain, attachments that might be more difficult to make if the have to move with the filling of the tank.
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I just can't see any positive point in installing one of those over a rectangular tank. You'll need to put a lot of effort into securing that thing so it isn't rolling around. I would even be concerned about the seams splitting during an abrupt stop. As mentioned above, water is heavy. When the bus is moving at 60MPH the water is also moving at that same speed. Braking will force all the water to one side and drastically increase the pressure at that side, potentially rupturing that balloon.
It's a fine product for a liveable boat. Boats don't encounter the same forces that over the road vehicles do, except for those few times when they are being trailered.
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Are there universal tanks you can find that will fit the bill? No need to custom make....
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Tons of them. Check Ebay.
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