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65k Water Tank – Base Leveled Apr 2009

Since the vineyard was still pretty damp, I chose to work on the 65k water tank base (where it will be placed). To accomplish this, I needed a few tools. The first, is a laser level.

Next, is a laser sensor for excavation work.

This sensor has a 6″ side . . . → Read More: 65k Water Tank – Base Leveled Apr 2009

65k Gallon Water Tank – Rubber Stripping

Today, the neoprene gasketing material arrived from Rubber-Cal. I ordered the 1/8″ material to help with the rusting that is on the edges of some of the panels I am working with (pictures tomorrow of the latest progress). As you can see, this rubber sheeting is in 36″ widths, in lengths of 50′ cut . . . → Read More: 65k Gallon Water Tank – Rubber Stripping

Vine Planter (Modified Tree Planter)

Just got in a tree planter in preparation for planting the 2 acres of grapes this spring. It is a Beloit tree planter with a 30″ cutting wheel. It will need to be modified slightly to allow for a slightly deeper cut (hope to get it to 15-18″ instead of the 12″ that it . . . → Read More: Vine Planter (Modified Tree Planter)

65k Gallon water storage tank repair – Day 3

Making more and more progress. Today I was able to get a few more panels grinded. Keep in mind this is just the first grinding. I will still need to come back with a DA sander and take it down even more to smooth it out and get rid of all of the old . . . → Read More: 65k Gallon water storage tank repair – Day 3

65k Gallon water storage tank repair – Day 2

Its another day in the vineyard, lol. I got some help unloading the bottom peices of the tank so I can start grinding away. Here is a screenie of all of the bottom peices. 14 peices if I remember correctly. These things are pretty heavy too. Each panel is about 75 lbs of galvanized . . . → Read More: 65k Gallon water storage tank repair – Day 2