I'm not familiar with the FR Bakelite tank. The tank I use is a Yankee brand tank with adjustable wheel. Though it comes with a thermometer that is supposed to act as an agitation crank, I don't even worry about that.
Originally Posted by GregW
No, inversion agitation doesn't work with my tank since it doesn't seal. That's not a problem for me. I agitate ten seconds each minute: five seconds of figure-eighting the tank followed by five seconds of a washing machine style back-and-forth twist. My experience with this has been good so far.
Hope it helps!