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Old 08-09-2012, 08:40 PM #1
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Crossfire 68/4500 Tank - Defective?

Hi guys,

I just started getting back into paintball all thanks to my lil bro. Picked up a Crossfire 68/4500 on ebay that was used once and has a hydro of 4/12 (not that it makes a diff). Anyways, got it in the mail today and on the bottom there is some small tiny bubbles. It also looks like there's no fiberglass beneath it. Is this defective or somewhat normal? My bro has a PMI and Empire tank and they don't look like this. Pic below.

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Old 08-10-2012, 03:10 PM #2
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Air bubbles in the clear lacquered tanks are perfectly normal. They're present in pretty much every tank, the only difference is the solid colored ones have that colored layer applied over the clear coat.
As long as no fibers are exposed the tank is safe to use. As far as there being 'no fibers' there are fibers there. It's just how the cylinders are wrapped as you may notice a bump at the bottom from the overlapping.
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:12 PM #3
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There is a filler that we mix and put in the bottlm of the bottle during manufacturing. When we cure the bottles that gets pretty oprus and should fill in when we clear coat them. Being on the bottom sometimes it can get by us.
The bottle is structuraly prefect however if it is something you want taken care of, no problem just call us 269-383-1111. Since we make bottles we can totally refinish them
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Old 08-10-2012, 09:45 PM #4
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Thanks for the info guys!
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:38 AM #5
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Looks normal to me, every tank I have ever had other than the colored Ninjas, has had something that looks just like that at the bottom.
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