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Re: [APD] Acrylic scratches
Really very about your acrylic experience.
Hope you can salvage the $s somehow.
Meanwhile I have a outdoor glass tank, which has developed sort of
percipitates on inside,
( It may be some salt getting deposited- as the boring water
which I use is salty).
These precipitates cannot be removed by scratch pads,
whatever elbow grease I use.
Is there any other method for glass to remove hard precipitates?
> Message: 13
> Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2005 11:04:51 -0700
> From: Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz>
> Subject: Re: [APD] removing scratches from an acrylic aquarium
> To: aquatic plants digest <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
> Richard J. Sexton wrote:
> > Do all their tanks look like this in the sun?
> I don't know. I can't imagine that they do. This tank required them to
> order a custom sheet of acrylic, and I'm thinking something may have
> happened to it. Being fairly familiar with detailing autos, I recognize
> some things that are common on autos. One thing I noticed on this tank
> is that there are a couple of places that obviously had deep scratches
> and they were buffed out. You can see them if you look in just the right
> light. Not that I care, but it hints at the history of the tank.
> I am not too pleased with the workmanship in general anyway. The lids
> have little feet to keep them seated in the openings and one lid is
> missing a foot, and the other lid had one fall off. They also only used
> 3/8" acrylic on a 24" deep tank. That concerns me quite a bit,
> especially since when I was ordering this tank I told them specifically,
> "I don't want this tank to bow noticeably. If you need to use thicker
> acrylic, then go ahead and I'll pay for it." I wouldn't recommend a
> Clear for Life to a friend.
> Jerry Baker
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