Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > DIY Projects
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 03-07-2014, 07:35 PM   #141
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
jwh0818's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Harlingen, TX
Posts: 5,563
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brookster123 View Post
18.5-3=151/2 no offense, I was at a red light!
Yes I confused myself there. I keep thinking 2x4 but always forget they are 3 1/2 by 1 1/2
__________________

__________________
Fluffy's History!
jwh0818 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2014, 07:56 PM   #142
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Brookster123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Mass
Posts: 18,384
True measurements are usually 1/2" less on 2 by stock
__________________

__________________
I'm not really here... fell in the tank and my phone is just that smart
Brookster123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2014, 08:35 PM   #143
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
jwh0818's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Harlingen, TX
Posts: 5,563
Will these work Brookster with out the countersink?
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	1394238905316.jpg
Views:	33
Size:	183.2 KB
ID:	226458  
__________________
Fluffy's History!
jwh0818 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2014, 08:48 PM   #144
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Brookster123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Mass
Posts: 18,384
Mehh, pre drilling is really the way to do it man..3" drywall screws are good , cheaper too
__________________
I'm not really here... fell in the tank and my phone is just that smart
Brookster123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2014, 09:13 PM   #145
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
jwh0818's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Harlingen, TX
Posts: 5,563
That's is the cheapest ones they had. I may have miss calculated the size of the support beams
__________________
Fluffy's History!
jwh0818 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2014, 09:14 PM   #146
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Brookster123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Mass
Posts: 18,384
Support beams?
__________________
I'm not really here... fell in the tank and my phone is just that smart
Brookster123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2014, 09:21 PM   #147
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
jwh0818's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Harlingen, TX
Posts: 5,563
The ones that FishEggs pointed out. I put them as 22" and they should have been 23"
__________________
Fluffy's History!
jwh0818 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2014, 09:24 PM   #148
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Brookster123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Mass
Posts: 18,384
That's fine, keep them tight to the top and put 4 screws in each, 2 a few inches from top and 2 few inches from bottom, no problem!
__________________
I'm not really here... fell in the tank and my phone is just that smart
Brookster123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2014, 09:26 PM   #149
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Brookster123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Mass
Posts: 18,384
Than you can move lower frane up an inch so it's tight to "jack" or support
__________________
I'm not really here... fell in the tank and my phone is just that smart
Brookster123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2014, 09:27 PM   #150
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
jwh0818's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Harlingen, TX
Posts: 5,563
Yes but the stand is gonna be 30" tall so there will be a 1" gap
__________________

__________________
Fluffy's History!
jwh0818 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to connect vertical 2x4 on horizontal 2x4 ? plecoking DIY Projects 16 05-26-2011 10:47 AM
Multi tier stand - 2x4 strength? Greeny DIY Projects 9 11-16-2009 10:17 AM
75/90 Gallon Stand 1x4 pine construction(no 2x4). snorkel DIY Projects 25 09-21-2009 02:41 PM
2X4 or 4X4 for 55 gal stand?? crazyderik DIY Projects 9 01-07-2008 10:14 AM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.