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Gallon Formula
#13886 Wed Jun 16 2004 06:49 AM
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Hey T-way I got your tank done and the lubster mounted to it, along with a drain dish,It looks good ,All it needs is a blast of sand and some paint, the tank is 20"x30"x36" how many gallons would it be? anyone know the Formula?


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#13887 Wed Jun 16 2004 07:58 AM
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I beleive the fomula is: width x height x length divided by 231

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Sorry trhe width, height and length are in inches.

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#13889 Wed Jun 16 2004 09:07 AM
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By my calculations, it's 77.8 gallons.

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#13890 Wed Jun 16 2004 10:17 AM
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There really isn't a formal calculation that I know of so here is how I figured it out.
20 X 30 X 36 = 21600 cubic inches

1 cubic inch = 16.387 cubic cm

Therefore 21600 X 16.387 = 353959.2 cubic cm, which = 353959.2 ml, which = 354 liters

.22 Gallons = 1 Liter

Therefore 354 L = 77.8 Gallons

That's my best guess. Hope it helps. ~Jason


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#13891 Wed Jun 16 2004 11:51 AM
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One of my conversion numbers was off. I found a much easier way to do this. Go to http://www.sciencemadesimple.net/EASYvolume.html and plug in the cubic inches. The real answer is 93.5 Gallons providing this calculator works properly. Well I'm done. I just hate unsolved math problems. ~Jason


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6 ft signs & rare pump plates Signal, Hancock, Mohawk, Polly, Flying A, Douglas, Richfield, PDQ, Stinker, Beeline, Neon , Dealership.

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#13892 Wed Jun 16 2004 04:33 PM
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Jason ,Thanks a lot, after I made the post I was having coffee with the crew, We came up with 96, 94, 99, and finally landed on 93gals ,It is always fun to brainstorm a problem , and having this site to fall back on is icing on the cake, I appreciate everyones help , Its always nice to know how much Beer I mean oil yea thats it oil that something will hold


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#13893 Wed Jun 16 2004 05:01 PM
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Yeah Chris, this site is great. The hardest part is finding acurate conversion numbers. Every web page had something a little different on gallons to liters. It appears as though there are .264 gallons in a liter. Something I didn't know. 93 gallons is a lot of beer, I mean oil. Take care. ~Jason


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