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Old 08-06-2013, 08:07 PM   #251
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I'm thinking I should go with the 1/4 inch. Is that what you recommend?
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Old 08-06-2013, 10:17 PM   #252
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I've used both. Depends on size of fish.
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Comes in 1/4" and 1/2" squares. I have looked for years, even contacted plastic companies to find clear egg crate material. They are made from injected styrene, so they are naturally white. So far, no luck, the mesh works best.
What is the mesh made of? Could you attach it atop of egg crate? I imagine chicken wire, etc would be no good w/ the saltwater. So is it like screen for windows & made of plastic?
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:12 PM   #254
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What is the mesh made of? Could you attach it atop of egg crate? I imagine chicken wire, etc would be no good w/ the saltwater. So is it like screen for windows & made of plastic?
I used the same chicken fence wire it's like fishing line yes you are basically making a screen for windows.
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:24 PM   #255
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I used the same chicken fence wire it's like fishing line yes you are basically making a screen for windows.
Thks! Just found your old post that I had missed originally. I guess it's something to stop birds. I may have to check out Home Depot for screening stuff like the spline & frames along w/ the netting. I've rescreened many-a-window/door. Should be easy!
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:27 PM   #256
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Greg: what do you do about leaving a space for cords? I believe Eric asked about that earlier?
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:28 PM   #257
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Thks! Just found your old post that I had missed originally. I guess it's something to stop birds. I may have to check out Home Depot for screening stuff like the spline & frames along w/ the netting. I've rescreened many-a-window/door. Should be easy!
My very first screen years ago was made from Home Depot window re screening kits but the holes are to small was blocking a lot of light so I went with the bird screen mesh.
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I cut a slit at the back edge wide enough for the power cord, then using small zip ties, I close it again. I lift the top from the front, so no issues.
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What do use for the frame? The do you just run the cords under or cut out a space for them?
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I just got a BRS kit in. It's pretty complete. Plastic snap together window frame, cord, mesh and tools.
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