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Anyone See/Try the new Vetus "Easy Tanks"?

Vetus has come out with a new Hybrid on the soft water tank. The outer shell is inflated, and then hardened with a UV light. It is at this point rigid, and the flexible inner liner is then installed, and plumbed. Sounds like a great solution to stuffing more water storage in places.

Has anyone seen these, or installed them? They may be too new to the market yet.

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Here is a link: Easy Tank by Vetus
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it does not sound like there is a flexible inner bladder - the way the description looks, it pretty much hardens into a hard tank.

Looks like it still does not have any baffles, so the issue of "free surface" that they mention is not addressed. A 150 liter (50+ gallon) tank without baffles sounds like a problem.

Still, clever solution.
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Nope, there is a inner bladder. If you go to Vetus.com, and then open and navigate their clumsy product catalog, you will see.

I would be interested in the 15 gallon size, one under each settee, so the baffles would be less of an issue. I agree with you on the larger size, though.

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it does not sound like there is a flexible inner bladder - the way the description looks, it pretty much hardens into a hard tank.

Looks like it still does not have any baffles, so the issue of "free surface" that they mention is not addressed. A 150 liter (50+ gallon) tank without baffles sounds like a problem.

Still, clever solution.
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So how do you get UV light in the dark recess of a locker??
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