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Re: [Killietalk] wood stand screws - was Re: Kenspipedreaming: theUltimate fis hroom?(extended dance version)
John I can tell your still young. When you get alittle older those bottom
shelves dont get used any more except in emergencies
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From: "John Wubbolt" <BigJohnW at webtv_net>
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Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 11:43 AM
Subject: Re: [Killietalk]wood stand screws - was Re: Kenspipedreaming:
theUltimate fis hroom?(extended dance version)
> Hello Lonnie
> If you're thinking that using 2x4's for construction will cut down on
> space between top of tank and the 2x4 above it from the next tier? How
> many tiers high do you have or want your rack to be? I have a simple 3
> tier high rack that starts with first tier being on floor level and top
> tier being at the 5 foot mark. With the middle tier being split
> exactly between bottom and top tier... this gives me good space between
> tiers to get into each tank and work. Of course i dont mind the top
> tier being that high as Im a tall guy at 6 ft 6. Ive been thinking of
> building my new racks with 4 tiers but think that wouldnt give me enough
> room to work betweeen tiers unless i step the tiers like a set of stairs
> giving me less room between tiers but each progressive tier high is
> stepped back a few inches from the tier below. My present 3 tier rack
> is stepped back each tier by 2inches, gives me room to use buctet method
> of water changes but now i use pump and hose to do my water changes so i
> dont need to step the tiers anymore. I'll give more experiences for
> ppl if they want as im constructing new racks this week while im on
> vacation. My thought is to builld a 4 tier rack with each tier
> holding 5 ten gallon tanks and making 2 racks side by side so i can get
> roughly 40 ten gallon tanks onto those 2 racks saving wall space!!
> Enough Rambling here.. hope you all enjoy the Convention in
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