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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:28 pm 
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Hey all, I took several pictures of a pair of drop tanks (for sale) the other day, and I need help identifying them. But first, how do I post the pictures???

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:16 pm 
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If it helps at all, they are about 81" long and 27" tall with a filler cap on the front left, what looks like an inspection plate on the right, and a vertical "pinch" seam. They look to be about 75 gallon, but I can't tell. I can text/ e-mail pictures, but I don't know/ remember how to post them. Photobucket is dead, right?

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:57 pm 
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If it helps at all, they are about 81" long and 27" tall with a filler cap on the front left, what looks like an inspection plate on the right, and a vertical "pinch" seam. They look to be about 75 gallon, but I can't tell. I can text/ e-mail pictures, but I don't know/ remember how to post them. Photobucket is dead, right?

One of the WIXers JesseC posted the following link for single use photo posting a few weeks ago, this is the first time I used it. Seems to work OK!
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Noted who provided the photo host link... :wink:

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:30 pm 
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Having trouble getting the photos to appear, but maybe the links will work? Any ideas?

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:38 pm 
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They're big, but here's one as an example. I followed the link and copied the URL for the actual picture.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:44 pm 
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FutureCorsairOwner wrote:
Having trouble getting the photos to appear, but maybe the links will work? Any ideas?

Looks like standard steel 75 gal. tanks with a bunch o' repairs. I really like how your links have a "substantial blow-up feature" for detail study. When I used the image host to post "The Dude", I think I used the "BBCode full linked" feature. "The Dude" image was something laying around in my image cache...sorry, but that's about the scariest image I can imagine for him....he looks veeeerrrry un-abideful. Like somebody pissed on his rug or sumpthin'! :shock:

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:42 pm 
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Thanks for the help! The tanks are pretty rough, but still surprisingly solid. They were apparently used as part of a paddle boat for 30+ years. There are several dings and dents, and the bottoms have fiberglass cloth over the metal. The caps are pretty rusty as can be seen. The gentleman is asking $500 for the pair. Are they worth that given the condition they’re in? I could see them being cosmetically restorable, but I doubt they could be made functional without a lot of work. Thanks again!

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:33 pm 
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airnutz wrote:
FutureCorsairOwner wrote:
If it helps at all, they are about 81" long and 27" tall with a filler cap on the front left, what looks like an inspection plate on the right, and a vertical "pinch" seam. They look to be about 75 gallon, but I can't tell. I can text/ e-mail pictures, but I don't know/ remember how to post them. Photobucket is dead, right?

One of the WIXers JesseC posted the following link for single use photo posting a few weeks ago, this is the first time I used it. Seems to work OK!
https://imgbb.com

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EDIT
Noted who provided the photo host link... :wink:


This works well, thanks.

If anyone else is going to try it, don't mess with the stuff on the bottom half of the page like I did. It's just spam that's unrelated to the photo host.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:00 pm 
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Thanks for bringing this back up. All the pics of 75 gallon tanks I’ve seen have a horizontal seam vs the vertical one pictured here. Any other ideas on what these are and what they would have been fitted to?

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