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Carbon Fiber Gas Tank Weight

I weighed The _Castle's Carbon Fiber tank today.

This is a genuine MV Corse tank from an original F4 ORO. No pump, no cap, no hardware of any type....just the tank.

5.7 pounds on my cheap scales....or 2590 grams.

Don't have a bare steel tank to weigh at this time, maybe soon.

Anyway, some people were curious, so there you have it. Sure feels light in my hands!!!!

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Thanks Ed. Let us know when you get the weight of a steel one.
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Okay, bare steel tank was 4.6kg, and my carbon tank was 2.75kg, both tank bare, no pump and no cap. My Carbon tank has a thick Resin lining which might be why it's slightly heavier ED, is the CC Tank lined with something to keep the Ethanol at bay ?

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Hahahahahahaha .. My alloy tank is lighter.

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How much lighter is it? Very nice and who produces them?
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You bugger, you know I've been after a Ally tank since....forever, how must a man sleep at night.
Jokes aside, good on you man, if you ever get the gap to weigh one, that would be great.
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