Holding tank mfgr in or near CT wondering what custom tank might cost

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Anyone have one made in/near CT? Poly tank of course.

Looking for an odd shaped tank to really make the most of the space. No idea what they cost so thought I would ask.

Tank is only going to be 25 gallons or so but I might get 2 the same and use one for water if the cost is right. Looks like stock tanks are $150-$300 range.
 

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I think there is a place in South Norwalk that does plastic welding. Not sure of their name though. They do sell all kinds of plastic and they advertise custom boat windshields so I'm just guessing about the tank fabrication.
 

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I know Tony from Select Plastics and they do almost everything plastic there is but not tanks. Might be wasting my breath if a custom tank is going to be much more expensive anyway.

There was some recent discussion here but I cant find it. Search function is not great....
 
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You can try atl, they make soft tanks.
They looks reasonably priced compared to my last aluminum tanks I had made. Custom tanks look simple enough to get a quote. I will be buying from them over winter for a fuel bladder.
 

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I am looking for a poly tank though not a flexible tank (esp not for holding tank!) and it looks like they only make flexible soft tanks.

ANywhere in New England?
 
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If you want a poly tank with welded seams, I would contact Palco Plastics in Whitman, Massachusetts. I did have a roto molded holding tank with a very odd shape built a couple of years back. A roto molded tank doesn't have welded seams so there is less chance of failure. I would look on line for a manufacturer. It seems to me that the company that I used was located in California.
 

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Have you thought at all about fiberglass? Talk to Chuck Distefano, Skip-a-dory charters in Boston. I know he makes custom fuel tanks.
 

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This might be all for nothing if the costs are too high honestly. Put in a request for price to the guy in maine via his website so will see what he says.

I was under the impression that poly was better for holding tanks too no?
 

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I looked through everything they have and nothing even close to what i am after.

Looking for a tank 22" long that will sit against the hull side (on some beds I will make from FG) with the top level. Outboard side will be 12" tall and inboard will be about 20" with the top 20" wide. Like a rectangular cross section with the bottom cut off to match the hull shape. Everything is much shorter than I am looking for. Plus need all the fittings onthe tall side and allthe tanks have them on the front or back.

I could fit rectangles but would sacrifice as much as 10 gallons (out of 25) in doing so. Not the end of the world but it would be nice tohave a big ass holding tank.
 


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