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Thread: 275 gallon oil tank

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    275 gallon oil tank

    how much is a 275 gallon oil tank go for at a scrap yard ?

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    I would say about $20-30 but dont quote me on that, also you will probably have to cut it in half before they will take it

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    Around here they need to be cut in two or they wont take it. It goes as light iron - about .085/lb.
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    How would you go about cutting one of these suckers in half?

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    I plan on using a 7" angle grinder.

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    I took in a 1000 gallon tank, and all they wanted was a hole big enough for the man to stick his head inside and see that it was empty. I cut it in the center of one end, because I know they'll cut it in half and use it for a bin anyway. I figured I'd leave it as useful as possible for them.

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    I took one in yesterday....it was somewhere around $20-$25.


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