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Old December 20th, 2011, 09:39 AM
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Powder coat on a gas tank??

Any concers about powder coating a new gas tank? Is this a better option than POR or Eastwood paint?
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is the new tank already painted? With powder coating most companies will sand blast the surface first and that sand gets every where. Might be difficult to get it out of the tank if it gets inside which it will.
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I wouldnt powdercoat it. As soon as you scratch it the coating will be toast and rust will begin between the coating.

Blast, epoxyprime and paint it. Then protect it with an rubberized undercoating or waxoyl.
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Its a new unpainted tank. I think i will go the paint option.
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This makes me wonder why no one makes an aluminum tank.
I looked up the guy who made stainless tanks and he said he stopped when materials got too pricey.
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I used to do (custom) aluminum tanks but they are just as pricey as stainless.
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