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Old 10-12-2016, 06:14 PM   #15
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If it is ABS, and likely it is, use ABS cement from a home center. A piece of ABS pipe could possibly be cut as a patch and cemented over the crack. Don't use any other type of material, only materials made for ABS. Don't use general purpose cement that says it will work with several types plastic.
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Mine are abs. This is how my rv repair guy told me to do it. I've repaired both tanks years ago and no problems since. Drill a hole at the crack and make sure it's dry. Scuff it up with scotch brite pad or sandpaper. Clean it with acetone or alcohol. Then spread abs cement all around crack, cover with fiberglass like they fix cars with and glop a bunch of abs cement over that. Let it dry completely and do it two more times. Good luck.
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I used a fiberglass patch and epoxy resin kit on my old prowler. Messy but worked great and held up for about 3 years before I sold it. Picked up the kit from a local rv supply store.
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I used a fiberglass patch and epoxy resin kit on my old prowler. Messy but worked great and held up for about 3 years before I sold it. Picked up the kit from a local rv supply store.
I am kind of surprised that fiberglass epoxy resin stuck to ABS. Were your tanks fiberglass or ABS?
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I want to say they were fiberglass, but I know the black tank was coated with a black epoxy or paint. The fiberglass patch is just for strength, while the epoxy acted as the fixative if that makes sense. The patch was not sticky, just a simple piece of fiberglass cloth.
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Oh and that epoxy sticks to everything and sets up fast!! Messy as heck, but it doesn't surprise me that it held up so long
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