I had the pleasure of ordering a 25 gallon bottling tank from Maxant a couple months back.
You know even though I ripped into (positive criticism) Jake about the way they build there extractors a while back, small things. Yes I'm anal when it comes to equipment, if you had to pay my shipping prices you would understand why. I have nothing but good things to say about Maxant's costumer service and there bottling tanks. Top to bottom quality.
The top of the tank even though I thought it looked like it would be flimsy, is very rigid:scratchrolled or something like that) & fits great.
All the welds look good, including the custom extras they welded on the tank for me (haven't used yet). The top where the outer and inner tanks meet :thumbsup::thumbsup: looks great & because of its shape it's also easy to clean. Conical bottom inner & outer tank with three little feet underneath.
The stainless no drip valve (option) will very very slowly leak but all the ones that return shout properly will in my experience (unlike the Dadant one I have) The L shaped piece of metal that holds the stainless leaver wouldn't bend if you wanted it to (unlike Kelley's). Did I mention it looks great.
Lastly quality heater, thermometer and protected site.
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