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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:56 pm    Post subject: Just had a new 16 Gallon Tank delivered... with dents! Reply with quote

Hey gang,

Just bought a new 16 Gallon Baja Tank (AC201000) off Ebay (ya I know), anyway it came poorly packaged and of course dented, 2 minor and will just require outside paint, the 3rd however...
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That last one has me worried, any opinions?

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:02 pm    Post subject: Re: Just had a new 16 Gallon Tank delivered... with dents! Reply with quote

was it insured ? the shipping..
Id want another one myself..
sorry to see that.. I know how much it sucks getting bad parts..
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Just had a new 16 Gallon Tank delivered... with dents! Reply with quote

Ya,Ebay has me covered, but I sent a message to the seller to see if we could work out on an exchange instead of involving Ebay.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:04 am    Post subject: Re: Just had a new 16 Gallon Tank delivered... with dents! Reply with quote

Rats! Sorry Sjhotz, I hate when parts come in damaged, hope you can get a new one!

That happened to me on a used VW gas can, the dents ended up being cracks
and I learned more than I'd care to know about fixing gas cans!

Even compressed air wouldn't' pop out end/corner dents like that, maybe air and some hammer work but (and I almost bought one for fixing the gas can) one of those spot welder dent puller kits would fix it.

But again, lot's of "fixing" for a new part, probably ain't worth it if you can get a replacement, but if you get to keep it, maybe worth fixing for a spare?

Harbor freight has those dent pullers for around $100 bucks I think.

Anyways, good luck!

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