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Forum: DIY 08-31-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Bingo. Same thing as scribing a countertop...

Bingo.

Same thing as scribing a countertop to a wall.
Forum: DIY 08-30-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I think you're complicating this way too much. ...

I think you're complicating this way too much.
If its a wood stand I would build a frame that the stand could sit on. Depending on how bad the slope is determines if you use a 2x4 or a 2x6.
Let's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-30-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Wendy, I use mostly metal stands. I can guarantee...

Wendy, I use mostly metal stands. I can guarantee you that the tank rim has gaps between it and the stand. My 90 has an 1/8" gap on one part. My 22 breeders were on two galvanized pipes about 1/3 the...
Forum: Substrate 08-26-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I've got a tank or 2 with top soil. Unstrained....

I've got a tank or 2 with top soil. Unstrained. Opened the bag and dumped it into the tank. No cap of any kind. No problems either.

I will say though as of late I am still using dirt but am...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-26-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 343
Posted By GraphicGr8s
All of the Tetra tanks I pulled apart have the...

All of the Tetra tanks I pulled apart have the bottom panel about 1/2" above the bottom of the vertical glass. But if you think about it that's where it would have to because the trim is shaped like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-26-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Do a search but if I remember correctly the...

Do a search but if I remember correctly the general consensus is to use water before it hits the softener. When I was on city water with a softener I always bypassed the softener.
Forum: DIY 08-26-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By GraphicGr8s
A carcass is the body itself. Like the carcass of...

A carcass is the body itself. Like the carcass of a cabinet is the top, bottom, and sides. It is not the adornments, face frame, doors etc.
A face frame is that part that hides the edges of the...
Forum: DIY 08-25-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By GraphicGr8s
A friend of mine, now deceased was a wizard with...

A friend of mine, now deceased was a wizard with acrylics. Use to build all sorts of cabinets out of them but his main business was after market boat windshields. One thing he taught me was to always...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-25-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 343
Posted By GraphicGr8s
With the 5 tanks I've ripped apart so far from...

With the 5 tanks I've ripped apart so far from the $1/gallon sale, to use as lids also, I used a single edge razor blade in one of the holders and a snap blade. I first used the snap blade/utility...
Forum: DIY 08-25-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Just reading some of this. With all that is being...

Just reading some of this. With all that is being said about acrylic how do they build tanks from it then? That has to be a lot more force in different directions than a stand.
Gluing won't hold it...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-24-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By GraphicGr8s
18th World Guppy Contest 2015

For anyone interested in quality guppies.
Forum: DIY 08-24-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Makes sense when the entire "picture" is shown....

Makes sense when the entire "picture" is shown. Looks really nice. Time for a build journal from you!:thumbsup:
Forum: DIY 08-22-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Seems like a really large hole for small wire.

Seems like a really large hole for small wire.
Forum: DIY 08-19-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By GraphicGr8s
You actually could build it with a circ saw, a...

You actually could build it with a circ saw, a back saw and a miter box. (basic hand tools)
Forum: DIY 08-19-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By GraphicGr8s
We've both been doing it for a long time. I've...

We've both been doing it for a long time. I've got over 40 years. I stand by what I said. A sabre saw is not the right tool to cut a 1.5-2" hole. Sure you can get upcut, which is the most common, and...
Forum: DIY 08-18-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Get your pilot through the wood. Then just make...

Get your pilot through the wood. Then just make sure the saw is resting square on the surface. Then bump the drill trigger to start your score. Drill 1/2 way. That will get you pretty close to a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By GraphicGr8s
You are a strange individual. :hihi:

You are a strange individual. :hihi:
Forum: DIY 08-18-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By GraphicGr8s
How is the pilot held in? Allen set screw? Is it...

How is the pilot held in? Allen set screw? Is it tight enough?

The cabinet you are going through is probably 3/4". A lot easier than a 2x4. Just go slowly and carefully through the inside first...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Yeah but can you use it on your salad? :):hihi: ...

Yeah but can you use it on your salad? :):hihi:
:hihi:
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-17-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Wouldn't it be Alter Nan Ther A? Rain Ecky

Wouldn't it be Alter Nan Ther A?
Rain Ecky
Forum: DIY 08-17-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By GraphicGr8s
The sabre saw cuts on the upstroke. If you want...

The sabre saw cuts on the upstroke. If you want chipout on the outside that's exactly what you do.

Bump:
The problem is they don't really cut as much as abrade. As soon as you hit wood they will...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,317
Posted By GraphicGr8s
So it seems my memory isn't as good as it once...

So it seems my memory isn't as good as it once was. The link I was thinking about was on another forum I use to frequent.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By GraphicGr8s
This is the latest thread started on the subject....

This is the latest thread started on the subject.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=913090&highlight=
Forum: DIY 08-17-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By GraphicGr8s
The actual saw won't matter much. Done...

The actual saw won't matter much. Done incorrectly they will all chip the laminate. Start the hole from one side and go most of the way through. The center drill left a hole all the way through. Use...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Take rags soaked in straight vinegar and let it...

Take rags soaked in straight vinegar and let it sit for a while. razor blade helps too.
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