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Old 08-29-2011, 10:59 AM   #181
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Location: Jamaica

Originally Posted by JD McGee View Post
I can't believe I just found this thread...outstanding build and tutorial Phrasty...congrats!
Wow JD... where you been brother? It's been around for a long minute :) Thanks man!

Originally Posted by Bigkev75 View Post
Here is a pic of my 120 gallon reverse flow
Looking really good there! Great work!

Originally Posted by Gixx1300R View Post
Before cutting on any propane tank you should fill it with soapy water and let it sit for a week. Liquid propane will penetrate the metal. Also Mercaptane will pool on the bottom. Simply drill a small hole on the bottom when you want to drain it.
Hey Gixx good point. I had placed emphasis on this very thing at the very beginning of the thread.

Originally Posted by Phrasty View Post
Hey guys.
I filled the tank with water and dishwashing liquid let it sit overnight and drain. Repeated 3 times. This method has had good results with me in the past... I'm sure it will make a small dent on my water bill however.
***I REALLY DO NOT RECOMMEND PEOPLE CUTTING PROPANE TANKS AT ALL, it's a last resort for me. Hard to find tanks this size with thick enuf walls thats not a propane tank out here.
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