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Old July 5th, 2010, 08:13 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by kj kyle View Post
95geo, I appreciate the tips. I heard 'bones's' story about the foam breaking down, but i guess the guys at lane's convinced me otherwise. do you really think the tabs will tear off, even with the rubber isolators? I'm glad your helping out, with this being my first build and all.
It isnt just Bones' case, that was the case for about 1/2 of the KOH fleet, Bills just happened sooner than everyone elses and at the worst possible time.

How many gallon fuel cell is that? Multiply that by 8lbs and you'll have probably between 150-200 lbs mounted by those 4 tabs that have zero reinforcements. Not only that, you are now holding the weight of the fuel up by them too since they are "isolated". In this case, I think the isolators are doing more harm than good, rather than distributing the weight of the fuel across the bottom face and into the surface it's mounted to, you're suspending it by 4 weak tabs.

Run it, see how long it'll last. I'm curious.
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