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Old 11/03/2015, 03:04 AM   #176
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Great! Thanks for this!


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Old 11/06/2015, 08:31 PM   #177
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Thanks for the info..


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Old 11/30/2015, 04:26 AM   #178
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Several of the links are dead and I was wondering if anyone had an updated list of sources for acrylic panels for reasonable prices. Also, I noticed mention of diamond bits for cutting? Is this a requirement or can you use an ordinary wood cutting tools? Another question on solvents. Do you use caulk or the liquid sealant (can't remember what it's called just that it's pretty hazardous to handle). Do you cut joints in your panels before you attach them? Or just attach them smooth to smooth edge. How do you avoid saw marks on the acrylic when you cut it or do you buff them out. Thanks.


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Old 12/12/2015, 06:30 AM   #179
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http://reefcentral.com/forums/showth...hlight=acrylic

Crayolaviolence, that thread would be best to ask your questions. But for acrylic you dont wanna use diamond coated bits, use wood bits but lots of teeth. To bond use weld-on solivent never use the caulk.attach them smooth edge to smooth edge. And use a router to get rid of the teeth marks from cutting.


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Old 12/20/2015, 09:40 AM   #180
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Old 01/12/2016, 03:55 PM   #181
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So much good stuff to read FB can wait! Lol


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Old 05/02/2016, 06:26 PM   #182
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Here's a great one I found!

http://www.quitbeingcheapanddriveyou...ohomedepot.com


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Old 05/05/2016, 12:21 PM   #183
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Bookmarked. Thanks.


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Old 05/11/2016, 08:23 AM   #184
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Thanks for the links everyone! Here is one I use for cheap supplies, sometimes have to sit on it for a while to get a good deal: http://www.coralvue.com/outlet


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Old 05/23/2016, 12:21 PM   #185
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Old 06/19/2016, 09:32 AM   #186
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Whoa..... This should keep me busy for a near life time. Thanks Chris.




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Old 07/13/2016, 05:40 AM   #187
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Very very interesting... Thanks!


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Old 07/21/2016, 02:15 AM   #188
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With each vendor listing I try to give a note about them. So many places sell things like bulkheads that it would be a huge database not a list and would be a real job to setup. When someone wants a bulkhead I just send them to [DIY] and there are several places there that sell them. the more specialized things are what need to stand out in the list like diamond drill bits becasue not everyone sells them.



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Old 07/30/2016, 06:25 PM   #189
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I get my diamond bits from BRS. You can save a couple bucks from someone else or you can have it shipped with the other crap you ordered.


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Old 08/12/2016, 08:37 PM   #190
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Out of the acrylic sheet company's listed, which one has the quality, price and lowest shipping costs ?

If I can get it cheap enough, I want to build several tank related projects.


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Old 10/09/2016, 04:32 AM   #191
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Saltwater changing station for my 180 gallon Reef tank

I just finished putting together a saltwater changing station in my garage for my 180 gallon reef tank. It turned out better than I could have asked for.


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Old 10/09/2016, 09:18 AM   #192
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Well Andrew,....let's see it !


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Old 10/29/2016, 07:53 PM   #193
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Diy hood build

Any plans for a standard 125 any suggestions would help ty


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Old 10/30/2016, 08:30 AM   #194
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This is a great thread. Ive never seen it as many times as Ive been here! LOL


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Old 12/27/2016, 01:51 AM   #195
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update another DIY useful website to Share you more:
www.hkinventory.com


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Old 01/21/2017, 12:28 AM   #196
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Where can I find colorful pebbles?


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Old 02/23/2017, 03:11 PM   #197
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has anyone found plans for a 155 bowfront canopy? any ideas or threads would be greatly appreciated


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Old 08/17/2017, 07:14 PM   #198
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Where can I find colorful pebbles?
Hi!

I haven't tried ordering from them, but they seem to have a variety of colored gravels that will best serve the color you'd want to have. http://www.thatpetplace.com/aquarium...shwater-gravel
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Also, here's to add to your DIY needs, guys! LDC Pumps: Energy Saving Water Pumps.

Keep us posted with your suggestions, we might need a new reference or more for DIY's!


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