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I have to siphon out oil from a buried oil tank so that I can get rid
of it. What is the easiest way to do this? Any suggestions? Thanks.


We had to decommission an old in-ground tank when selling our house. We
called a local charity that provides discounted heating oil for "working
poor" families. They came and pumped it out for us.


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I cut a hole and dipped it out with a 5 gallon bucket. Then used a mop on
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On Oct 29, 9:55 pm, "Pat" wrote:
I cut a hole and dipped it out with a 5 gallon bucket. Then used a mop on
the rest.

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I have to siphon out oil from a buried oil tank so that I can get rid
of it. What is the easiest way to do this? Any suggestions? Thanks.


I had this problem also but I was still using the old oil burner. I
removed the return line and put it in a 55 gal drum...as the furnace
was running it pumped (nearly all) the old into the drum in a
relatively short time.
I used the drum to feed the furnace until I replace it with a gas one.

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I tried to find local charity, but none were interested. I posted a
Cragslist ad, free oil if you pump it out yourself. Got about 20
responses. Should be gone in a day or 2. Craigslist really works.
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