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Old 03-30-2014, 09:53 PM   #1
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Drilling a hole for overflow.

I just picked up a 40b today. I called my lfs to get an dollar estimate on 2 holes, one for overflow and other for return. They said $35 per hole. Is this too much? I know people are going say to drill myself but I honestly don't wanna deal with it.
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Old 03-30-2014, 09:58 PM   #2
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That's a lot, look for a glass guy or hardware store in the area..
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Old 03-30-2014, 10:59 PM   #3
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Drilling a hole for overflow.

Yeah, you could drill it on your own for like $5 if you don't have the bit. I know it seems bad, but I drilled a tank this weekend for a friend for the first time, and it was really easy.
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Old 03-30-2014, 11:06 PM   #4
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Yeah I'm prob gonna look for a cheaper way. I thought that was high also. I'll see if I can find a glass guy or someone. Macscale I would drill it myself but I dunno if my drill is powerful enough and I still need to buy the bits.
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Actually Macscale where do your friend buy the bits online or like home depot? I might try it myself.
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Old 03-30-2014, 11:13 PM   #6
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Where did you find a glass hole saw for $5???
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I second that question as to where did you get a glass hole saw for 5 dollars!?!?!?
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It's a diamond coated drill bit, and our friend owns a hardware store. It all depends on how big of a hole you need.
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