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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-09-2016, 11:53 AM Thread Starter
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My tank cleaning diy pics

You can get instructions on how to do it in the acid thread sticking to the top of the forum. I wanted to put these pictures out here for people to see what the process is like. Simply do as the thread says and everything will turn out excellent, though I only needed about 5 minutes of shaking the bb's for my tank to be cleaned your results May Vary. it was pretty Rusty but this seems to act very quickly.
















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I'm going to try the electrolysis method on my tank soon... however I'm really impressed with your acid method
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I thought it was going to be a lot bigger pain in the butt then it is. it actually went really quickly I was done in about 30 minutes total from start to ready to pour the jelly in which is just your final coat
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That's a hell of a lot faster than the electrolysis way... think I'll have to check hardware store for the acid tomorrow

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I just pulled all the accessories off of the tank and sprayed it out then taped it up, poured the bb's in and the acid. Shook it for 5 minutes washed it out and poured the jelly in. After that you're home free. Just shake the jelly around for a minute every 20 mins for an hour and wash it out. Total time was about 1 hr 20 mins. It looks like brand new and it was naaazzztttyyy.


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I used vinegar to clean my tank. It’s an easier method in my opinion and less “dangerous” but it takes way longer. Cover the holes, top off with vinegar and distilled water, leave it overnight, dump it out and rinse it, top off with baking soda and distilled water, let it sit a while, final rinse. It’s more chillax and less shaking.

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