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Re: "Rubberize" base of Propane tank(s)?

Originally Posted by jppp View Post
First I bought a 10# fiberglass tank. Love it but.....need a 5#'er. So I bought a new 5#'er and started applying coats of plastidip, The stuff you dip your tool(stop right there!) handles in. But I felt it would wear through. Bought door edge guard trim at the auto part store. Cut to length. Fits tight and keeps tank edge off the boat. No more rust.
Door edge guard, very nice. I'll have to look at my tank and see the finish of the base if it has a rolled edge or not. The door edge guard may prove neater than the simple pot base. The latter holding water (even with the pre-made holes in these) and not being the "exact" diameter. Suspect there would be a length of edge guard left over to tuck away for replacement sometime down the road....

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Deale Md, to Caribbean Oct 2012-Aug 2013
Boat Type Irwin 43 Mk III Center Cockpit--Sold it
Boat Yr, 1989
Boat Length 43'

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