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Old 05-13-2018, 04:00 PM
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Default Testing tank

I also did a pressure test and squirted soapy water and found no leaks until they where mounted on my plane and full of fuel. My recommendation in testing the tank is to put a 1/2- 1 gallon of fuel in them and lay them on the floor rear baffle side down. If they are going to leak, it will be a high percentage chance coming from the rear baffle area. If you see stains on the floor you will know. Also, I used the thinner viscosity proseal to repair leaks. It will flow better into small areas.
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Old 05-13-2018, 05:46 PM
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No one mentioned this.
Make up your mind that evey part of the building process will be fun. Be happy as you walk into the factory.
Maybe one needs to watch/listen to this a few times before starting the tanks.

https://youtu.be/d-diB65scQU
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