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Old 08-18-2011, 08:37 PM   #11
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I guess the next project is that the top glass pieces are just a hair too big and wont sit down in the recessed area.

i had the same problem with my 75, a harbor freight $4 glass cutter , a straight edge and sharpie to mark a line to trace, and scissors to cut the plastic hinge.

double check your measurements seeing as how i did and still had to cut twice and i used the teeth on the cutter to break the glass off in chunks. watch the splinters that come off of it because i also cut myself... i was careless.
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Old 08-18-2011, 09:09 PM   #12
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I dunno if I should call you coffee or twitch LOL Thanks, the same friend that told me it was good to go (tank) gave me/let me borrow a little glass cutter, I was skeptical but after reading your post I shall try it. Did it leave a really sharp edge though on the main piece? I guess I could sand it if needed.
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Old 08-18-2011, 11:29 PM   #13
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jesse is fine by me. sharp edge? ehhhh hold on ill check.....no blood but i could definitely feel an edge. a light sanding wouldnt hurt. its easy, besides if it all falls apart, i know for a fact they made more glass tops to try again. not the easiest on the wallet but great for experience.
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:56 AM   #14
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lol Jesse you have a point or edge. Thanks I may get to work on that tonight.
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Old 08-19-2011, 06:24 PM   #15
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how did it go? whats the verdict about your seal?
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Old 08-20-2011, 08:54 AM   #16
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So far seal is holding great so I guess im going as is, I did the glass last night, not pretty but works and made me happy for sure. now my glass sits down in the slots and opens and closes. Ill try to give you a pic later on my ROUGH cutting lol
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If you have a very slight amount of glass to remove, it is almost impossible to score and break a nice clean edge. I have used a dremel type tool with diamond bit in it to remove small amounts of glass and smooth the edges. For freshly cut edges a scrap piece of glass or a jar can be rubbed along it to remove that sharp edge and render the piece safe. It works much better and more quickly than sandpaper.
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BillD, You just rub a jar on it? I actually tried sandpaper but ehh, ok Im gonna try it.

I am trying to score a Dremel, from my wife lol just for such events.
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:11 AM   #19
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without the jar attempt..
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doesnt look too bad. should clean up nicely. how much did you have to cut off?
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