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Re: Virgin tank available on ebay
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2019, 08:12:59 AM »
Just be aware that this is for a US '83 and needs a different petcock and has a hole in the inner saddle for the fuel level sender.
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Re: Virgin tank available on ebay
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2019, 01:49:42 AM »
That seems a decent price for unobtanium. 
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Re: Virgin tank available on ebay
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2019, 03:08:19 AM »
Hah!  I just took a closer look at that tank.  The "decal" stickers are coming off and cracking.  So it looks good from a distance, but needs a paint job.  That would be ideal for repainting with the 'fish net' stocking method to make it look like scales on the skin of a very large snake.  I have been mulling this idea ever since I saw that discussion where one fellow painted his tank red, over a large fish net stocking, then the stocking is removed leaving the lines making the surface look like scales.  I think it would take a bit of practice to get something like that to have the intended results.
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