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Old 05 December 2007, 11:52   #1
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Collapsible long range tank

I came across these collapsible fuel tanks while researching stuff on the Web yesterday. They look impressive to me. Sorry if they have been mentioned on here before but I thought that they may be of interest.

I think the tanks will be available in the UK through Marine MegaStore.

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Old 05 December 2007, 17:19   #2
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They have been mentioned in passing but I don't think anyone was bringing them to the UK then. I'd be interested to know prices. Too many websites pimp the product but don't tell you a price.

I think they are a fantastic idea. I've got a collapsible tank myself though and they are a real pain in the neck to get a normal petrol station to let you fill them.
I've sussed now though that if I go to the nearest one to Tesco or Sainsburys that match their prices they are so desperate for trade that they'd let me fill a carrier bag as long as I paid up
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If you Google " fuel bladder" you will find quite a few in the US with prices.
They are very popular for long range offshore fishing trips.
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Old 06 December 2007, 07:27   #4
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Vetus do bladders for Fuel, grey/black water, the whole nine yards.
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