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Propane Bobtail Tanks

The selection of products manufactured by James River Manufacturing are not only of the highest quality, but are also available in a variety of options to ensure you find exactly what you’re looking for, including bobtail tanks. With top-of-the-line materials, cutting-edge production technologies and a highly qualified team, we guarantee complete satisfaction.

A large sheet of metal is being shaped into a propane tank
The image shows an raw bobtail tank in the process of being finished
A large, white propane bobtail tank on a trailer

Raw plate Rolling

The bobtail shell starts as a flat sheet of plate steel. It enters the plate roller to be formed into a barrel.

Design & Manufacturing

Once we have a round shell there are various steps, tests, inspections, and processes before blasting.

Finished Bobtail

After the bobtail has been manufactured it gets blasted, cleaned, two coats of primer, and then it gets painted.

Purchase your new bobtail your way!

Sizes: 3000g, 3200g, 3499g

Custom configurations are available. Please inquire for more information.


Purchase your bobtail in raw material form if you want to prep & paint yourself.


Purchase your bobtail after it has been sandblasted, prepped and primed.


Purchase your bobtail after we have blasted, prepped, primed two times, and painted.

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