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Old 03-25-2008, 05:31 PM   #1
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Tank box sagging

i notice the black plastic tank box containing the fresh water tank is sagging significantly in the middle. should i suspect damage; everything seams to be leak free. is this condition created by travelling with too much fresh water in the tank? should i fix or ignore? if a fix is the best solutions any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:09 PM   #2
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A picture is worth a thousand posts, or something like that. If you can post a picture of it, we can probably tell if it's something serious...or not.
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Old 03-25-2008, 07:52 PM   #3
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Pictures would definitely be a plus.

I have a 1975 and they actually recommend traveling with the tank full or at least partially full to help keep the center of gravity down (at least I think that is why)

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Sagging like pulling away from the frame?
Or more of a "bloated" look?
Ours looks bloated when full, we travel often with a full tank...

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more like a bloated look. the edges around the tank box are all secure. the support bands have pulled in and the middle of the tank box sags about 2 inches. hope the pics help. its not a great place to photograph.
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by the way, i have emptied the tank and there is no water in it here.
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Hard to tell from pix...all I can say is our tank does "bloat" noticably when full.

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looks like the tank supports might be rusty and/or gone, but you'd have to pull the bellypan to verify..

if you have A LOT of time to spare, my current thread shows how I'm dealing with this:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f36/...air-38434.html
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