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water tank mounted

Postby madjack » Wed Mar 01, 2006 1:33 am

....for those of you who have followed along, we got our homemade water tank mounted today...4" sch40 PVC, 7'long, 5 gals, cheapie JCWhitney pump/faucet combo
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Postby Ira » Wed Mar 01, 2006 6:05 am

I forget:

Is it mounted under the floor? And is it actually 1 1/2' long becaue it's a U?
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Postby madjack » Wed Mar 01, 2006 10:19 am

well gee Ira, I think so :duh: and it is a "U" that runs appr. 7' tucked between the frame members at the rear of the trailer...
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Postby Mitheral » Wed Mar 01, 2006 11:29 am

What is the piece of material sticking down that the pump is fastened to made of? Looks like a chunk of granite countertop.
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Postby repete » Wed Mar 01, 2006 11:48 am

Looks like a chunk of 2-by that's Gorilla glued
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Postby AmyH » Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:23 pm

Looks great MJ! :applause: I really like that idea, it is such an ingenious solution! Now if only I had been smart enough to wait on purchasing a water tank!

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Postby Ira » Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:50 pm

Do you have a shot of the feed?

Or to be less technical, the "hole" where you fill it?
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Postby Miriam C. » Wed Mar 01, 2006 7:56 pm

:thumbsup: :applause: :thumbsup: :applause:
That is such a great idea. Congrats.

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Postby mikeschn » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:02 pm

Madjack...

Is that homemade watertank mounted flush to the floor, or do you have one side lower than the other? Does it matter? Now I am getting visions of myriad 180* connectors, to give me 10, 15 or even 20 gallons of capacity. (Not for the Ultralite of course.)

Do you have the 180* ell at the lowest point is my question.

But I'll ditto Ira's question, how do you fill that?

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Postby cracker39 » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:11 pm

And, where did you find the connector that the water line from the pump connects to?

And, why didn't you take pics before it was installed, from 47 angles, closeups, long shots, inside/outside shots, x-ray shots, etc. etc. etc....you know HOW WE LUV DA PICS!!!!!! :rofl: :chicken: :laughter:
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Postby toypusher » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:20 pm

cracker39 wrote:And, where did you find the connector that the water line from the pump connects to?

And, why didn't you take pics before it was installed, from 47 angles, closeups, long shots, inside/outside shots, x-ray shots, etc. etc. etc....you know HOW WE LUV DA PICS!!!!!! :rofl: :chicken: :laughter:


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Postby cracker39 » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:28 pm

One small problem, Kerry...it's changed since those pics were taken. Now, one side has been pieced together, and the end doesn't have that fill tube, and instead of two small connectors, there is only one. It's the old bait and switch...don't cha think???
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Postby mikeschn » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:33 pm

cracker39 wrote:And, why didn't you take pics before it was installed, from 47 angles, closeups, long shots, inside/outside shots, x-ray shots, etc. etc. etc....you know HOW WE LUV DA PICS!!!!!! :rofl: :chicken: :laughter:


I don't think Harbor Freight has the x-ray machines on sale yet... but for everything else, there is no excuse... MJ...

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Postby toypusher » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:44 pm

cracker39 wrote:One small problem, Kerry...it's changed since those pics were taken. Now, one side has been pieced together, and the end doesn't have that fill tube, and instead of two small connectors, there is only one. It's the old bait and switch...don't cha think???


Dale,

Good eye, I had to go back and compare, but I think ya're right thar!!! Sorry! :oops:
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Postby Boodro » Wed Mar 01, 2006 10:13 pm

Cmon MJ , more pics! :snappy: :snappy: :snappy:
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