[DFT] Possible water solution
Clan_mac at charter.net
Mon Mar 29 16:30:38 PST 2004
If you plan on using this for drinking water please contact me. You may not
realize but those tanks may not be rated for drinking water.
In Service to the Dream,
Lady Aingeal Mac an Ghabhann
----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Jefferson" <scubadoo74 at earthlink.net>
To: "Canton of Dragonsfire Tor" <dragonsfire-tor at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 6:48 PM
Subject: [DFT] Possible water solution
> Hey guys I was at Tractor Supply here in town and saw a water tank that
> holds 225 gallons of water for about $283.00. To see what I am talking
> go here
> There are 3 tanks that TSC carries, a 125 gallon tank for $200.00. The
> mentioned, and a 325 gallon for about $350.00.
> Here are some points that most people may have not looked at. The 125
> tank full will weight about 1030 pounds. Most small truck can move that
> around site. The 225 gallon tank full will weight about 1850 pounds it
> be pushing the bed weight of the 1/2 ton trucks. The 1/2 ton trucks can
> hold about 1500 pounds with out making the front end very light. The 325
> gallon tank will weight about 2580 pounds. That will take a 3/4 ton truck
> larger truck just to move when full.
> Now to make moving the tank easier we could get a trailer to pull it. That
> would be a totally different problem of its own, and I'm not going there
> this message.
> Now "I" suggest that we get 2 225 gallon tanks for several reasons.
> each person on the site needs about 3-5 gallons of water per day
> <chirurgeons say>. 100 people take @500 gallons of water. Secondly, the
> gallon tank would need to be filled 4 times a day at least. The 225 gallon
> tank may need to be filled only 2 times and it is easily moves. Thirdly,
> ease of cleaning. The 225 is not as bulky as the 325. I know that the 125
> tank is a little smaller but I know I hate getting water 4 or more times a
> day. I think the 225 gallon will cut that down a lot.
> There is a way we can move any and all of the 3 tanks. We can make a metal
> wheeled dolly to roll them on.
> Now what are your comments??? Suggestions????? Ideas?????? I will be
> bringing this up during the next pop meeting because I believe we need
> something like this. Oh btw they make a 1500 gallon tank too <Snicker>
> <12500 pounds total> I can pull this witha goose neck trailer.. hehe
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> Ld Guyon Dupre
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