To add some personality and/or fun to my tanks, here are some pics of the tanks I've painted. The first one is a minion pic I found online - the second is my tank, with the blue BCD. I may paint the boot a bluejean blue to match the minion's overalls. I also have a couple others I've painted just to give the dull galvanized tanks some color.
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And here's the boot made up as overhalls and the tank after clearcoat
I'll be painting another tank white and I have some black eyes/nose/mouth that is from Jack the pumpkin king that should look
good on it. Here is a sample representation of what I hope it looks like - I'll have to make some adjustments for where the strap will go:
I also have a big 90-100cf tank that was an ugly orange that hopefully will be a nice purple with evil minion decals. Here is the Orange Tank, soon to be purple:
Now cleaned up and ready to be primed:
Details for the Orange/cleaned/soon to be evil minion tank
Here is the conversion from cleaned to purple:
And a placeholder of how it should look when done:
The valve of the minion:
These two were tumbled and cleaned and got new pro valves:
And this is my oldest tank. This was one my dad used back in the 60's diving in Lake Michigan with a two hose regulator.