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post #3 of (permalink) Old 12-30-2016, 11:05 PM Thread Starter
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Hey Sean,

Thanks for the advice, the first pick was mid-done on the stand, just needed a break. The stand is now finished, how does the support seem now? I've never built a stand on my own so here it is lol.

Originally Posted by Sean W. View Post
I wouldnt trust that stand, the way you have built it puts all the weight of the tank on the screws, not the timber itself.

edit, this is what you need to add:

Notice the differences between your stand and this one that I built. This way the load of the tank is support by timber, not screws.

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