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Old 02/03/2005, 03:25 AM   #51
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For People working on controllers and automation.
http://www.futurlec.com/TrainingBoardAccessories.shtml


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Old 02/20/2005, 11:19 AM   #52
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OK I am in need to find nylon thumbscrews and 1/8" neoprene, can anyone help?


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Old 02/20/2005, 03:28 PM   #53
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OK I found the BEST place to order any plumbing / hardware supplies. This place had the thumb screws and neoprene at a cheap, cheap price.

http://www.mcmaster.com/

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Old 02/20/2005, 08:35 PM   #54
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Thanks for the link. That place looks outstanding!

What is their customer service like?


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Old 03/09/2005, 05:59 PM   #55
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Acrylic Company that Cuts and Ships Cheap

When I went out and looked into cutting my own 1/4 inch acrylic here in Atlanta for my fuge I was estimating spending about $150 dollars to make it myself.

All the tools and such that I needed or needed to update was looking costly. I did a lot of looking around into a cheap place to cut the acrylic for me and was being quoted $150 by piedmont to cut and pick it up.

Thats when I stumbled onto this website.
http://www.jmkdisplays.com/

It was great, I gave them my specifications and they cut it and shipped it for close to half of the prices I had been quoted.
Packaging was good and it arrived about a week to 2 weeks after I made my order.

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Old 03/15/2005, 06:51 AM   #56
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4" slip/slip unions for DIY skimmers, etc.

From Pikey, who posted this recently in a DIY skimmer thread:

Too good not to share here in this sticky thread.
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I just found a local (10 miles from home) plumbing store that sells Spears 4" schedule 80 slip/slip unions for $25.00. I bought two. The cheapest place I found them up until now is $30.18 each. CustomAquatic sells these for $49.99. These are the same stock number as the ones on that site for half the price and no shipping. I am really happy.

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Old 03/15/2005, 05:41 PM   #57
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Cool site, thanks acmille. I planing to make new sump myself...


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Old 04/01/2005, 12:27 AM   #58
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I dont beleive no one has said this one yet. In fact Ive only been on this site for a short amount of time, but I havnt seen this site mentioned once and it is a great resource for alot of reefkeeping stuff.
GARF
They have great plans for any size DIY tanks, stands, plenums, and live rock. Just enter your desired dimensions into the calculator and out comes the plans!
Pay them a visit regardless if your a DIYer or not!
I used their plans to build my 180g plywood tank, and a slight variation of their stand. It is a freshwater tank, but if you would like to take a look it is here


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Old 04/16/2005, 06:21 AM   #59
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Beckett injectords

Hoping someone can point me in the right direction to but 25 Beccket injecors in Aus as I can finfda suppiler listd even though I have serached here and google. Hope you can help.



Have tried Beckett and all other I can think of.




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Old 05/25/2005, 05:04 PM   #60
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PVC unions

Heres a link for an online union supplier, the 3" seems like a good deal but the 4" er is WAY too much. I've never been able to find a 4" for less than $49.99 any where online though.


http://www.plumbingsupply.com/pvc.html#union



Oh, and a link to their Bulkhead fittings page too.


http://www.plumbingsupply.com/bulkhead.html


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Old 09/18/2005, 02:35 AM   #61
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Could anyone tell me where to get a few 1' uniseal online.

Thanks


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Old 09/19/2005, 10:46 PM   #62
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www.aquaticeco.com

has them but they are much smaller than 1 foot.


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Old 09/24/2005, 08:39 AM   #63
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Saltz, Thanks for the infor.


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Old 10/25/2005, 01:48 PM   #64
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Anyone know where to get large O-rings and Gaskets 6-8"


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Old 10/25/2005, 01:54 PM   #65
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O-rings are easy, buy a DIY kit. Comes as a roll of material with splicing cement. I will check and see where mine came from when I am in the shop next. Gaskets can be purchased in "Sheet" form as well. They are a bit tougher to work with IMO as unless your cutting utensils are razor sharp, you can tear the rubber pretty easy.


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Old 10/25/2005, 04:05 PM   #66
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Something like this?

http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/pro...uct%5Fid=12117

I'm sealing the top lid of a calcium reactor to the flange. Also plan on build a skimmer collection vessel and possible extra chamber with left over materials.

Found this too

http://www.marcorubber.com/splicing_kit.htm


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Old 10/25/2005, 04:14 PM   #67
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Second one is the type I have, the first one is really industrial wow


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Old 12/04/2005, 12:43 AM   #68
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here is another plastic company. This one will even cut sheets to your spec's www.copeplastics.com


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Old 12/22/2005, 06:50 AM   #69
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look for pet stores that are going out of business. They sell used tanks for ridiculously cheap prices. It only cost me 30.00 to build a sump/fuge out of a 20 long and some acrylic from a hardware store. That is a lot cheaper than 350.00 for one that is already made.


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Old 04/16/2006, 02:34 PM   #70
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Anyone know where I can get some of that plastic egg crate so that I can keep my gobies from being dare devils? I've gone to Home Depot but they havent the slightest clue what i'm talking about. I honestly dont know what the stuffs true purpose is so they dont know where to direct me... Ideas?


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Old 04/16/2006, 02:54 PM   #71
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It is for light diffusion. Look in the lighting section around the florescent lighting.


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Old 04/16/2006, 08:54 PM   #72
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Awesome thanks for the reply


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Old 05/06/2006, 01:18 AM   #73
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wow, wish i had found this thread before i started looking all over the web for this info. just tagging this thread for now. any one know of some more DIY acrylic overflox plans with good diagrams and mesurements? id like to tweak the design a bit and a drawing would be helpful.
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Old 05/13/2006, 09:01 AM   #74
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Glass, glass, where can i get glass?


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Old 06/21/2006, 12:44 PM   #75
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My local HD keeps the egg crate in the building materials section. No idea why.


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