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- To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
- Subject: Re: Relocating a Steel Tank
- From: sscholl2(--nospam--at)juno.com
- Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2000 17:33:59 -0700
the tank you described would not necessarily have to be disassembled. It could be move by a house mover. I have observed this. It could easily be economical. Stan Scholl, P. E. On Thu, 5 Oct 2000 16:11:14 -0400 "David Bejan Tehranchi" <dbt(--nospam--at)dbfinc.com> writes: > I've worked on a foundation recently for an elevated water storage > tank that > is being re-installed in a new location. > > Out here (Eastern Shore of the Cheasepeake Bay) it is common. In my > situation, the the tank in question was taken from one town which > needed a > larger tank. The contractor who bought the tank sold the tank to > another > town. > > I assume the contractor is making money on the deal and the > purchasor is > happy with the price. Make your assessment from there. I hope it > helps. > > David B. Tehranchi > Davis, Bowen, Friedel, Inc. > One Plaza East, Suite 200 > P.O. Box 93 > Salisbury, MD 21803-0093 > > A pessimist says the glass is half empty, > An optimist says the glass is half full, > Ands the engineer says... > "It's a good thing I put half my > water in a redundant glass" > ---Dilbert > > > -----Original Message----- > From: PEC - Lake City [mailto:pec(--nospam--at)isgroup.net] > Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2000 3:53 PM > To: Seaint; StrucTX > Subject: Relocating a Steel Tank > > > Situation: For tax purposes, a client needs to determine if some > existing > welded steel tanks (say 30 feet in diameter or larger by 32 feet > high) has > any value other than scrap metal if they have to be removed from > their > current location. > > Is it at all practical to disassemble one of these tanks and > reassemble it > elsewhere, especially considering labor costs, cleaning the tank, > inspecting > the welds, etc. (The foundation wouldn't come in to play - both a > relocated > and a new tank would require a new foundation). I would think the > cost of > relocating an existing tank would far exceed the cost of having a > new one > installed. Am I right? > > David Finley, P.E. > > > > > ________________________________________________________________ YOU'RE PAYING TOO MUCH FOR THE INTERNET! Juno now offers FREE Internet Access! Try it today - there's no risk! For your FREE software, visit: http://dl.www.juno.com/get/tagj.
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