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Old 04-08-2009, 10:37 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Branew View Post
There is a better video on http://www.reefbuilder.tv/ , Unfortunately the links on his site dont seem to be working right now. I have a link to the actual site on another computer I can post when I get to it.

He puts support behind under the glass for both support and to not get glass fragments all over, goes very slow, and he also builds a putty wall around the hole to have a pool of water instead of spraying a hose.

He has a much better technique, the technique in that video above is a bit sloppy.
Here is that link I mentioned....

Drilling a Glass Aquarium

There are alot of other good videos there, especially for beginners (like me )

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Old 04-14-2009, 12:03 PM   #12
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lol didnt go to good lol i drilled 2 holes with no problem and on my 3rd it split right up the side. **trash**

out to by a acrlic tank now.. should be alot easier to drill.

If it was not for mistakes we would never get better.
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I made my first Glass Hole with no Problems but I did use a Practice piece first.... Pretty easy as long as you let the drill bit do the job for you, There should little to no pressure at all, with the weight of the cordless drill or corded drill should be enough weight to help it along....

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