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Old 09-30-2009, 03:32 PM
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Default Bladder Buster tanks from Reed Mfg

Are these tanks still being produced??...thanks
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Old 10-01-2009, 01:47 AM
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Default No, I don't think so

I have a pair of the tanks on my RV-6A and they are excellent, providing 17 gallons of additional fuel. When I bought my kit in 1996 I rented a Budget truck in Portland and drove it home to Orange County, California. On the way I picked up my tanks at the airport in Grants Pass, Oregon. Others have tried to get these in recent years without success. Farn Reed sold them for several years but when I tried to help locate him with an inquiry of his wereabouts in this forum I was told that he was killed in an aircraft accident. If anyone had picked up production I'm sure it would have come out in the forum by now.

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Old 10-01-2009, 08:53 AM
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Default Pics...

please of these Reed fuel tanks if you have some Bob.
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:14 AM
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please of these Reed fuel tanks if you have some Bob.
If Bob does not have photos, I have some, plus instruction sheets & will post them if there is interest.
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:20 AM
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:29 AM
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Default A photo

Here is a photo of the initial instalation. I take them off for short races.

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Old 10-01-2009, 10:35 AM
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Darrell,
Zipped & emailed to you.

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Old 10-01-2009, 01:37 PM
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If Bob does not have photos, I have some, plus instruction sheets & will post them if there is interest.
I'd love to have them as well...wings starting soon (I hope)!

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Old 04-30-2013, 02:18 PM
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Default Information on Ext Range Tanks.

If anyone has any drawing,pics, instructions of these tanks I would sure appreciate them. Email to geekyle@yahoo.com. Thanks.
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