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Old 03-06-2008, 08:23 PM   #1
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Water Tanks before removal...

I'm posting this picture to show the tanks on my Fales 30 before removal.* I'm not sure if the Willard is the same but I would bet that it is very similar.* My Fales brochure also stated that the tanks were 50 gallons a piece.* I replaced them with Todd 35 gallon tanks.* The originals had major failure on the top side.* They were literally falling apart.* The view is looking aft.....
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Old 03-09-2008, 02:17 PM   #2
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RE: Water Tanks before removal...

Doug,

I checked the Willard section so many times and there it was THREE posts. I guess this is relative to the WBO stuff. Well .. as far as I can tell your aft section looks the same as my 74 Nomad. I see your Fales is a 30'. I know about the 32'. Is there any Fales that are longer? I'd like my Nomad to grow to 34 to 36'.

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RE: Water Tanks before removal...

Has anyone ever considered taking their 30 and stretching it, Just cutting in half and adding 6 feet, maybe make the split about ten feet from the stern at the low point of the sheer? In some ways it could be a lot of work, but I bet the right glass shop could do a very good job of it.

When Fales stretched the mold, where did he add the 2 feet?

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Old 03-20-2010, 05:34 PM   #4
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RE: Water Tanks before removal...

By the way, I just had to replace the plastic tanks on my '74 Willard. They were plastic and very brittle, started cracking when I tried to move them so i could clean and work behind them. I had two 40 gallon rectangular tanks under the cockpit and replaced them with 4 20 gallon luckily in about the same footprint, and very cheaply due to ebay. Hope they hold up! Time will tell.

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