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Old 01-11-2014, 03:23 AM   #21
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Soooo, I cut my hand trying to figure this out. Over it. Sorry guys


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Old 01-11-2014, 03:29 AM   #22
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You do know that cut glass is sharp right?

How bad did you cut it?
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Old 01-11-2014, 01:58 PM   #23
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You do know that cut glass is sharp right?





How bad did you cut it?





yeahhhh I know. Not that bad, but bad enough to not wana do that anymore








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Old 01-12-2014, 08:53 PM   #24
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Don't give in!!! Cut resistant gloves are cheap. While you at the hardware get a oil stone to sand those sharp edges. Or the better option is find a ruined one for free.
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Old 01-12-2014, 11:22 PM   #25
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Reckon, I've got my head around it and think it could be a nice tank look.
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Old 01-12-2014, 11:37 PM   #26
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Me too! My family owns hardware stores and I work at one so I love hearing other peoples ideas and helping them make the dreams happen.
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Old 01-13-2014, 12:57 AM   #27
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I'd rather buy a beer lolz...sorry guys this thread Is dead





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Old 01-13-2014, 04:11 AM   #28
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Use those beer bottles :P.
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:52 PM   #29
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I actually was thinking about using one of those, just not cutting or breaking it. Some sand and silicone to keep it sunk down..


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Old 01-13-2014, 10:03 PM   #30
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What about p.e.t. soft drink bottles? There are a fair number out there with plastic labels. easier and safer to cut than glass. finish with a small flame to get rid of sharp/rough edges.

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Old 01-15-2014, 02:11 AM   #31
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Like the plastic ones? Is that safe?


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Also, id be concerned about melting a plastic, and then adding to the tank. Plastics are wierd when you start melting them


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I couldn't confirm absolutely that is safe, although I have seen a bunch of diy stuff on YouTube using plastic drink bottles. I'm working on the theory that if drink makers are allowed to ship food in them they are pretty safe.

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Old 01-15-2014, 11:24 PM   #34
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Thats too sketchy. I love my fisheye more than b double e r


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I did this on my old 125gl tank, was nice but I began to wonder about how to clean the inside of green crud(course this could work if so inclined), look for silk screened bottles or etched ones, saves the hassle of paper labels
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