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PostSubject: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeThu Jun 07, 2012 12:08 am

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeThu Jun 07, 2012 1:18 pm

Mine sit on the floor guarding the door Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeThu Jun 07, 2012 9:01 pm

I use whatever is laying around to sit them up off their tracks.. cardboard box, little Tupperware cups, whatever.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeThu Jun 07, 2012 9:13 pm

Mine are on shelves.

It sounds like a good idea to get them off their tracks, I think I will check out the hard foam from computer box packing in the back room of our office, and if it looks like it will work, I will "dispose" of it Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeThu Jun 07, 2012 9:20 pm

I keep mine in the fridge!

They always need to cool off after a hard day of battling. geek

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeThu Jun 21, 2012 10:10 pm

I have had my one Tiger sitting on tracks for at least 6-7 years and I can see no difference between that tank and one of my newer Tigers...

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeThu Jun 21, 2012 10:26 pm

You wouldn't see any difference. They would need about over 40 years to see anything. You don't put your car on blocks when your not drive it and they weigh more scale wise.

But it would be a good idea to have block under them when plugged into a live battery.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeThu Jun 06, 2013 11:49 pm


Ya I know this thread is over a year old, but I didn't want start a new one, so there! Razz


I was a Home Depot the other night and came across this 3 Door Wardrobe.
It's a good size ( 71 5/8"H X 48 1/4"w X 20 1/2"d ) and thought it would be good storing my tanks.
I currently have them all over the family room and this would protect them from my young kids and bouncy dog, plus the wife won't complain so much.

I could add some extra shelves where the shirts are hanging. It could hold ten tanks easily, so what do you guys think?

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeFri Jun 07, 2013 12:05 am

ummmm..... how much, I would need three. Can they be locked ?

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeFri Jun 07, 2013 12:13 am

The Home Depot near me had them for $116 + tax.

You could put a lock on them, but it wouldn't be hard to break in, the back is wood simulated cardboard.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeFri Jun 07, 2013 12:38 am

"I would need three",

Oh Stinger... Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Storage   Tank Storage Icon_minitimeFri Jun 07, 2013 11:24 am

Strato50 wrote:
"I would need three",

Oh Stinger... Razz

Whut ? Cool

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