[Public-List] A30 Water Tank Question

Joseph Balderson joebinc at gmail.com
Sat Jul 20 12:59:29 PDT 2013

I found tanks from Paxton that fit nicely beneath the berths in the main
saloon. Freya, A30, now has a two 21 gallon
fresh water tanks low and amidships. Pressurized and a hot water heater.

On Sat, Jul 20, 2013 at 3:10 PM, David Van Denburgh <denburgh at andrews.edu>wrote:

> Bill,
> This is Alberg 30-specific, but I replaced the polyethylene tank under the
> v-berth of my Cape Dory 36 with a tank from Ronco Plastics. They have an
> extensive catalog of all their on-hand molds. You might check into that
> option. I'm not sure how it will compare price-wise, but it may be worth
> investigating.
> If you're interested, I have a description of the project aboard the Cape
> Dory 36 - also an Alberg design, by the way.
> Here's the URL: http://www.ariel-cd36.org/projects_holdingtank.html
> Good luck,
> David
> Bill said:
> I am thinking of temporalily removing some of the furniture from the v
> berth, then making a cardboard mock-up of a tank that fits the space and
> taking this to a tank maker to have it fabricated. I am thinking of having
> this made of aluminum because there are several companies who will do this
> and a mold is not required. I expect my experience is not unique. My
> question is. has anyone had any experience replacing the water tank under
> the v berth and if so any advice or information about how to proceed and
> the results will be much appreciated.
> Bill Newman
> Marion Rose III, #233
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