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Old 06-03-2013, 06:21 PM   #11
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Well I called and it sounded like they had it. She said the shipping cost would kill me. Before I got a price they hung up on me I think by accident.
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They are pretty strange to talk to...I'll say that. I ordered 2 tanks from them, both of which I am pleased with, but their communication skills are lacking, to say the least. They are at least half price of everyone else though, and they know it.
That said, you may want to consider acrylic. All of the public aquariums use it. It's strong and clearer than regular glass if kept in good shape. It's also a lot lighter.
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Old 06-03-2013, 06:46 PM   #13
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Well according to their chart for 3/4" glass. I would pay $768. With 1" idk but I am sure with shipping it is less than the $2325 that they are asking for 3/4" in Phoenix.
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Again, I would go acrylic. It's crystal clear. You just gotta be gentle with it.
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:04 PM   #15
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I got one quote. They couldn't get me 1". So for 8'x3'x3/4" they want $2325.00. And that is with me going to pick it up 3 hours away. Seems kind of high.
That was alsides quote doesn't shock me if it was it is a large piece
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:10 PM   #16
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No. Alsides said they didn't have it. This was bestglass outta Phoenix. Still waiting on a local guy. The other glass shop doesn't go thicker than 3/8".
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No. Alsides said they didn't have it. This was bestglass outta Phoenix. Still waiting on a local guy. The other glass shop doesn't go thicker than 3/8".
That's a bummer at least you were able to find a local place
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Thoughts on 1" clear tempered glass.
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:07 PM   #19
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Get a sheet of plexi
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:08 PM   #20
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Well according to their chart for 3/4" glass. I would pay $768. With 1" idk but I am sure with shipping it is less than the $2325 that they are asking for 3/4" in Phoenix.
I mean its something they would have to custom order oddly specific size for them
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