water tanks

Submitted: Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 at 06:35
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I have a damaged water tank - van 2001 model so old version doaes anyone know where I can buy one - I know motherhen is an expert in this .

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Reply By: Motherhen & Rooster - Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 at 09:57

Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 at 09:57
Hi Wayne

Where are Pete and Vonnie when you need them?

How badly damaged?

We have not replaced ours, although despite all attempts, some still leak a bit around the fittings.

In 2008 i did a search in the internet and found caravan stockists had them in the dimensions, but i don't think they were the same thickness. We did notice sturdy ones in the caravan park shop at Alice Springs Heritage CP - where Pete worked last year.

I just checked two of the caravan part on line shops i have used, and both have similar sized tanks.

http://www.caravansplus.com.au/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1359&osCsid=8632895d051117c8ca01b4ec0e9b2f72

http://www.caravanparts.net.au/store/item.inetstore?id=251

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Reply By: Uncle Dodgy - Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 at 18:14

Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 at 18:14
G'day Wayne

I recall seeing a post where a tank was heat repaired with the aid of a strip of wheely bin plastic.
Glues just don't stick.

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Reply By: Turist - Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 at 19:01

Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 at 19:01
2001 van, likely to be a tank from Camec.
Possibly the same manufacturer as the ones mentioned by MH

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Reply By: Pixellator - Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 at 19:29

Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 at 19:29
Try Petter Russ at Bushtracker 07 5476 5833
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Reply By: Wilmo7 - Friday, Jan 29, 2010 at 00:09

Friday, Jan 29, 2010 at 00:09
Gidday!
If gluing is the only option, a product distributed by Protective Coatings (USA) called PC7 or PC11(marine version), WILL adhere to any plastic. Some Bunnings have it. It is not cheap but I have used it to glue PVC which is hard to glue and so far, it has not let me down. It is better, in my opinion that Quiksteel which I thought pretty good too!
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Reply By: Pete & Vonnie - Friday, Jan 29, 2010 at 00:15

Friday, Jan 29, 2010 at 00:15
The tanks are Camec and we have some here at BT.
Also can be repaired by melting (via a flame) a cable tie. Probably best to just replace the tank though.
Incidentially, I am now back at BT in purchasing and warranty etc.

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Reply By: Fred & Marj - Friday, Jan 29, 2010 at 07:41

Friday, Jan 29, 2010 at 07:41
Thanks to all who assisted this is what menbership is all about.


Hi to Peter and thanks nice to have a friend back at BT - and also thanks to Mother Hen I will purchase a new tanks form caravan parts after I have removed and made certain it is beyond repair.

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hope to see you at the Muster

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