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Did you use CeRAM-Kote 54 for the inner epoxy lining???
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It is not built out of plastic. It is 1/2" marine plywood covered on both sides with fiberglass cloth & layers of epoxy, then covered on the inside with a special food grade epoxy. And yes, there are baffles. No space is bigger than 30", same as the fuel tank requirement for baffles.

I'll take some pictures as the job progresses and post them later.
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It is not built out of plastic. It is 1/2" marine plywood covered on both sides with fiberglass cloth & layers of epoxy, then covered on the inside with a special food grade epoxy. And yes, there are baffles. No space is bigger than 30", same as the fuel tank requirement for baffles.

I'll take some pictures as the job progresses and post them later.
Good to hear. I'm having to remove two 100 gallon SS tanks this year because I found out in a small gale that they were NOT baffled (BOOM! BOOM!)

I mentioned it purely because not all self-built projects are well-researched, even with all good intentions.
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I just re-read the article in GOB. The article does a pretty good job of detailing construction and epoxy choices, but there is no mention at all of caulking. Your dog's appetite has done you no irrepairable harm.
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