Waste Water Tank Support

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  1. WillH

    WillH Funster

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    When giving my van the annual checks I discovered the support arrangement for the underslung waste water tank was looking a bit shabby. It's made of powder coated mild steel and has suffered with road salt. Strangely, the fresh water tank supports are galvanised.
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    Went to a pal who made me up a stainless replacement, it is even lighter than the original and should see me out.
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    Why use powder coated mild steel in the first place? False economy in my opinion. It's on a Bessacarr E560 for interest.

    Bill
     
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    Good job but...

    ...had you just left your waste tap open then the tank wouldn't need such sturdy support.

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Surely dangerous chemicals will leach into the ground and kill all life within 100 miles.
     
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    Good to have pals like that..

    nice job (y)
     
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    Beautiful job, shame he made it upside down.
     
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    Total cost was a case of beer and a dozen 13mm stainless bolts. Not worried about it being upside down, it won't fill up as quickly now!
     
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    Replacement looks too good to put under a van;)(y)
     
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    Surely it is easier to keep the beer in the cans :imoutahere::drink:
     
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    My mates apprentices will sort the beer out!
     
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    In case any needs similar work in my area, Stranraer, the work was done by Bobby McMillan, Blacksmith.
     
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