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Old 11-23-2014, 01:10 PM   #1
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Any way to fix this stand?

Bought a metal stand used and came to find one section of steel isnt flush so it on this corner and a large section of the side there is no contact with the bottom of the tank. Can this be fixed any way or should I just cut my losses.

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Old 11-23-2014, 01:20 PM   #2
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I guess you could try to solder it if its full metal.

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Old 11-23-2014, 01:33 PM   #3
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Drill and screw a sheet on 3/4" Plywood on top

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Drill and screw a sheet on 3/4" Plywood on top

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Hmmm that seems like it may work

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Hmmm that seems like it may work

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It will, just use bolts and nuts, 2 in each corner, add a sheet of Styrofoam so the bolts do not contact bottom of tank..

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It will, just use bolts and nuts, 2 in each corner, add a sheet of Styrofoam so the bolts do not contact bottom of tank..

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I should be able to recess the bolts so styrofoam isnt needed since styrofoam can make the tank lean to one side

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Oh, if you're that handy than for sure!! Get carriage bolts, they have a low profile head..

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Don't even need to screw & bolt, the weight of the tank will hold it in place. I've got 1/2" ply on all my racks, none screwed down.
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Don't even need to screw & bolt, the weight of the tank will hold it in place. I've got 1/2" ply on all my racks, none screwed down.
The weld is snapped.. it's a wobble issue not a weight issue..

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The weld isnt snapped. When the stand was made they welded this piece up a little too high so its not flush like the other 3 corners

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