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Old 04-06-2006, 11:10 AM   #15
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And what about the spigots and inlets already in these tanks? Can they be satisfactorily plugged?
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Old 04-06-2006, 11:54 AM   #16
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When I ordered my tank, I requested three holes. One for the water fill tube, one for the drain line (in original location out the bottom) and one for the line to the water pump. Keep in mind that you're tank will need to breath when using the pump. Originally my set up had the Schrader valve on the outside of the water fill tube before it entered the front of the trailer. I took out the inside valve part and kept the stem. Whenever boondocking and using the pump, I loosen the cap to this empty Schrader valve to allow for air to enter the tank. I carry a couple of caps in case I forget to tighten it before departing. I don't remove it completely when venting to keep out dust, dirt and the occassional critter. This works great for me.

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Old 04-06-2006, 11:58 AM   #17
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When I ordered my tank, I requested three holes. One for the water fill tube, one for the drain line (in original location out the bottom) and one for the line to the water pump. Keep in mind that you're tank will need to breath when using the pump. Originally my set up had the Schrader valve on the outside of the water fill tube before it entered the front of the trailer. I took out the inside valve part and kept the stem. Whenever boondocking and using the pump, I loosen the cap to this empty Schrader valve to allow for air to enter the tank. I carry a couple of caps in case I forget to tighten it before departing. I don't remove it completely when venting to keep out dust, dirt and the occassional critter. This works great for me.

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Ah, you must have the original pump. I alas, do not but have the new shur-flo so my tank does not need venting. I hope!
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Old 05-06-2006, 01:28 PM   #18
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It's pretty much cylindrical.
The dimensions for my tank are 55" long +/- a little with a 10" diameter. Your tank looks very much the same. Do you know if it is a pressure tank?
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Don,
It was a pressure tank. However when I bought my Bambi there was no pump and no plumbing. I just added the shur-flo? pump and accumulator and took out the (little thingy) on the inlet that would have kept it pressurized.

Sorry to be so "technical".
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Old 05-06-2006, 03:32 PM   #20
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Don,
I just went and looked at your pics on your thread. My pump is on the other side.
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Old 05-06-2006, 04:24 PM   #21
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My tank is the same length, but I have not pressure tested it.

It looks good, but at my age looks can be deceiving.
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My tank is the same length, but I have not pressure tested it.

It looks good, but at my age looks can be deceiving.
Im going to check into shipping. Can you PM me with the weight and an address for pickup? I drilled out and then threaded the hole. Next used a screw a metal washer and two facut washers and was able to stop the leak. I don't know how long it will last. It would be nice to have a back up on the shelf.
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