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Old September 5th, 2011, 11:24 AM   #1
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Default Kerosene tank sealer?

I have a torpedo Heater in the garage and I noticed at the end of the winter last year there is a very small/slow leak in the tank. I have not been able to find the leak, so is there anything I can apply tot he whole tank that will seal it?

I was looking at the por-15 site and they have stuff but the heater isnt even worth what they want for the kit, plus it is a small tank?

If I Sand the outside tank clean and find the leak/hole would JB-weld work or is there something better?

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Old September 5th, 2011, 11:43 AM   #2
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I personally would tig weld it.
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Old September 5th, 2011, 11:55 AM   #3
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red-kote ore kreem
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I personally would tig weld it.
Thanks for the advise, but One I dont know anyone that tig welds and two it would cost more to pay to tig weld it then it wold be to buy a new one
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Old September 5th, 2011, 12:09 PM   #5
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Im going to look in to this red-kote or creem stuff, if I am at I might look for a small por-15 can?

I only use the heater once and awhile so I dont want to dump a lot of cash into it

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Old September 5th, 2011, 12:14 PM   #6
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PRC made by desote i Think it would be 1826b it is used to coat the inside of aircraft fuel tanks
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Old September 5th, 2011, 12:40 PM   #7
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Sell it to someone unsuspecting
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