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Old 10-19-2015, 09:52 PM   #11
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Old 10-19-2015, 09:54 PM   #12
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It will be going in a crawl space


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Old 10-20-2015, 10:53 PM   #13
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Luckily I am surrounded by contractors and construction workers. Gonna make some supports for the floor joists some time this week. Either gonna use some jacks and a metal plate, or a couple 6x6.

After doing the math this will be close to 1.5 tons of weight in a 7 foot span. Gonna be a tough one
What...?

Your floor can't support a mid-size elephant?

Seriously?
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Old 10-20-2015, 11:00 PM   #14
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What...?

Your floor can't support a mid-size elephant?

Seriously?

Soon. Very soon.

Tomorrow I have a family friend stopping by and we will (fingers crossed) get the supporting done.

Poseidon willing I will post as many pictures as possible


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Old 10-26-2015, 11:44 PM   #15
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Gathering the materials needed to support the floor joists. Slowly

That is the easy part though. Getting the tank moved is proving to be near impossible. Every moving company I contact isn't willing to move it due to it being a 'specialty' item.

This isn't going anything like planned


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Old 10-30-2015, 04:04 PM   #16
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Finally heard back from a company that is willing to move the tank for me. Downside is I have to pay for two hours of their time when I think this whole process could be completed in just under one hour.

The rate they quoted me was $287. Does anyone know if this rate is reasonable? $130 an hour(two hour minimum) + $12 equipment fee + $15 added insurance.


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IMO if they are legit it seems a fair price.
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I'd pay any price for people to move a tank that size for me.


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Good luck with the build! I'll be following!
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