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Another Fuel Tank Question..
« on: November 14, 2018, 03:01:28 PM »
I have a monel fuel tank in Valor that needs to be repaired. None of the welders around here want anything to do with it. I even called a welding school and the guy didn't even know what the material was. I found 1 welder who can work on it, but I would need to purchase a piece of Monel which is about $500 bucks for a 6x6 piece and that excludes the price of the repair.. I can buy 2 replacement tanks for what this may cost. >:(

For those of you that have replaced your tanks, did you go poly or aluminum?

Who built it for you?

Did you go smaller for a higher turn over or did you keep the 30 gallon size?

I know Florida Tanks built many of the tanks for Pearson's. Does anyone have the Florida Marine part number?

Many thanks in advance.

Michael
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Re: Another Fuel Tank Question..
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2018, 06:26:52 PM »
How did the Allcraft Monel tank get damaged?


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Re: Another Fuel Tank Question..
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2018, 10:43:03 AM »
A weld appears to have failed. No idea how or why
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Re: Another Fuel Tank Question..
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2019, 09:37:03 AM »
When I inspected the fuel tank on my 1981 P323 I found this information:

Florida Marine Tanks Inc
Tank Model #FMT22PS
CAP US GAL 22
Lot 9

Year Mfg 4 60
6052 Aluminum

FMC Inc
16480 NW 48th Ave
Hialeah Fl 33010
305.620.9030

Looks like they are still in business, apparently owned by Patrick Industries: https://floridamarinetanks.com/contact/

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