Square Water Tanks??

dieseldad97

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I use a square tote/tank in my enclosed trailer. I like the fact it takes up less floor space. Mind you, when it's full your center of gravity is not the same as the leg style tank.
 

EcoClean

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They're cheap, like $50 bucks cheap. But they can not be strapped down near as well as an elliptical tank, and the slosh is worse. So not as safe.
 

EcoClean

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If anybody has found a way to strap them down safely I'd be interested. Other then the straps, they would be ideal for an enclosed trailer.
 

shane mckinney

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They are just chemical tanks.I picked mine up at at a local car wash for free.I didn't like the way it looked on my open trailer so its sitting in my yard and I ended up getting an elliptical tank.Also you really cant put your logo on it.
 

Alexy

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If anybody has found a way to strap them down safely I'd be interested. Other then the straps, they would be ideal for an enclosed trailer.
Run a piece of 1" angle steel thru the tine slots on the base and bolt it to the floor of your trailer
They are just chemical tanks.I picked mine up at at a local car wash for free.I didn't like the way it looked on my open trailer so its sitting in my yard and I ended up getting an elliptical tank.Also you really cant put your logo on it.
Take a yard sign and zip tie it to the sides of the cage.
 

dieseldad97

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To keep mine from sliding, I bolted down a 2x6 in the front and back of it to keep it "locked" in place. Of course it's also strapped down. Works slick!
 

Scott Stone

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I don't like them, because I just don't think that they look good. I do have square tanks on one of my trailers, but they are not used chemical totes, they were actually molded tanks, just like the elliptical ones. Since I have had multiple tanks that have developped a crack in the heavier variety, I don't trust the thinner wall versions.
 

tomtucson

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They fit better and take up less space and they're cheap, I think they look good and/or good flat space for a sign. I think the thinner/softer plastic is less likely to get a crack - whatever floats your boat.
 

AZ PowerWash Pros

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If "they don't look good" is the only complaint from pressure washers on this board then I don't think I'm ever buying the other tanks again. I can pick up two of these tanks for half the price of one rounded tank. I really could care less what they look like as long as they work well and won't end up costing me more money down the road...

Thanks for everyone's advice and sharing your input!

I'm buying "2" 275 gallon square tanks for $150.00.
 

bears

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I love my white truck but old blue with the round tank looks better to me.DSCN0868.jpgDSCN0868.jpgSSCN0161.JPG sorry double post on the first pick
 
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Chris Tharpe

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I use "U" bolts over the tubing and through the floor with fender washers and lock nuts underneath.

That's how I used to attach them however the bottom side will rust and break. You will have to replace them often in my experience and I don't trust them even when using 8 u bolts to secure it down because the bottom pallet portion is only bolted on
 

Scott Stone

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Your choice. I am in the image and appearance business, which is why my trucks are clean and newer, and my equipment looks good.
You seemed to miss the part where they are thin and likely to break. Usually that happens at the least opportune time.
 
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