What kind of tank is this?

Discussion in 'Reverse Flow' started by throttlejunkie1, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. throttlejunkie1

    throttlejunkie1 Smoke Blower

    Looking for a new project.  Found this on CL and the guy doesn't know anything about it.  From the single picture posted, Can you fellas guess what this might have been?

     
  2. moose350

    moose350 Newbie

    Looks like a diesel or gas tank to me.
     
  3. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Looks like an oil tank, be careful if it was a gas tank. If its close enough take a ride a smell the inside.

    Richie
     
  4. throttlejunkie1

    throttlejunkie1 Smoke Blower

    He just text me back....the only info he gave me is that its 72" long and 29" tall.   One bung hole in the middle and one on one of the ends.
     
  5. lendecatural

    lendecatural Smoking Fanatic

    A little over 200 gallons, that's a good size tank. You could feed the squad with that one!
     
  6. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hmmmmmm..... 200 gallons... I'm guessing diesel....
     
  7. throttlejunkie1

    throttlejunkie1 Smoke Blower

    Well I'm brain farting at the moment......for $40 is it worth the safety aspect?  My time is $$ too but I've been in the mood to build a "take your time" type build lol!

    Based off experience from you guys, how many burn outs (temp?) would ya'll recommend?  Sand blast will be done, BUT, before or after a hot burn out?

    -Matt
     
  8. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Check the thickness of the steel...... No point in building a smoker if it is 1/8" steel.... The amount of work, and the dollar expense is the same for a great CC (1/4") or 1/8".... the only difference is the cost of the CC..... You are going to have about 100 man hours in this build and probably another $500..... don't skimp on the CC...... It is the largest area of heat loss in the build....
     

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