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Author Topic: Strikemaster 2hp gas tank - Help!  (Read 1645 times)

donaldstauffer

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Strikemaster 2hp gas tank - Help!
« on: Feb 12, 2010, 07:25 PM »
I have a couple of serious cracks in my Strikemaster Mag 2000 2 hp gas tank.  I tried epoxy but leaks in a day or so.  Called Strikemaster and went on line to the Strikemaster site and the gas tanks are not available - on back order.  It has been a month and a half.  What can I do?   With the ice getting over a foot, the hand auger is getting too hard for me.  The engine is the old Tecumseh and I found older messages about the difficulty getting a gas tank.

Help - Will anything repair the cracks until I can get a new tank- probably next year! 

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Re: Strikemaster 2hp gas tank - Help!
« Reply #1 on: Feb 12, 2010, 09:07 PM »
I have a couple of serious cracks in my Strikemaster Mag 2000 2 hp gas tank.  I tried epoxy but leaks in a day or so.  Called Strikemaster and went on line to the Strikemaster site and the gas tanks are not available - on back order.  It has been a month and a half.  What can I do?   With the ice getting over a foot, the hand auger is getting too hard for me.  The engine is the old Tecumseh and I found older messages about the difficulty getting a gas tank.

Help - Will anything repair the cracks until I can get a new tank- probably next year! 

The product is called Sealall, it is in a tube , at your automotive or hardware store. It works real good  have patched snowmobile gas tanks with the stuff.  Goggle it read for your self.

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Re: Strikemaster 2hp gas tank - Help!
« Reply #2 on: Feb 14, 2010, 01:31 PM »
The product is called Sealall, it is in a tube , at your automotive or hardware store. It works real good  have patched snowmobile gas tanks with the stuff.  Goggle it read for your self.

Thanks for the idea.  I bought some and put it over the epoxy and hopefully sealed it to the tank.  It looks to be holding well and I'll try it this week.

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Re: Strikemaster 2hp gas tank - Help!
« Reply #3 on: Feb 14, 2010, 01:58 PM »
Look somewhere besides strikemaster for a new tank. You need a tanks for a 2hp Tecumseh ice auger engine, whether on a Jiffy auger or a strikemaster auger.

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Re: Strikemaster 2hp gas tank - Help!
« Reply #4 on: Feb 19, 2010, 07:35 PM »
 Has anyone located a source for a tank for a two horse strikemaster? I looked under two horse jiffy parts and they dont show a tank.

 

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