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Old 01-20-2007, 10:41 AM   #1
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Default XP 270 tank repair

Well I finally found my 2 Xp270s in my shed. But discovered both have holes in the tanks on the back end. What is the best way for me to fix em. As I know these are quite nice gus.
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Old 01-20-2007, 11:32 AM   #2
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How big are the holes? Are they directly exposed or covered up by the frame? If they're directly exposed, a simple gluing should do the job. Most of us use epoxy to do leak repairs.
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Old 01-20-2007, 11:43 AM   #3
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well there enough to cause havoc for me. So exposy glue should do it. The holes are directley exposed. and thanks for the fast response.
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Yeah, my XP 270 reservoir has a huge crack in it. I just used duct tape.

But epoxy should do the trick too. Absolutely no positive pressure is stored there, so a perfect seal is not necessary.
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Yeah, if epoxy is too much trouble (especially if the crack is slightly large), go with tape. I just thought tape was a bit unreliable (especially over time), but as long as it can create a seal it'll do the job. (as said, it doesn't need to hold pressure)

Edit: I meant any kind of tape can peel off if given the time and carelessness.
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Unreliable? It's duct tape!

Anyway, it really is your choice as to how you go about fixing it. My dad and I did try to use a soldering iron to melt the reservoir plastic and seal up the crack again, but that didn't really work. Duct tape or epoxy would do the job, and a bit of epoxy might look a bit nicer.
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Old 01-21-2007, 01:01 PM   #7
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sorry for the late reply. It more of a hole then i crack not to big. Ill just get some Exposy and seal it up. Thanks for all the help.
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