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Re: Tank repair
Well thanks guys for the suggestions. Let me address them one at a
>>A frame is just that, a frame. It adds nothing to the structure of
the tank, but just looks pretty, and helps cover up the glue on the
Sorry but it adds much to strength of the tank, the frame is what
holds the tank together! Without it once it is full of water the joint
spreads apart and stretches the silicone sealing the glass till it
breaks and a flood of water pours out.
>>The best solution is to make a new frame, out of either plastic or
well agree with the make a new wood frame. I am trying to avoid that
right now because I have all my tools in storage but that is looking
like what I am going to have to do.
As for a new plastic top if I knew what to glue a new one together
with I could just use that glue on the one that is on there and
replace it! So far epoxy has held the best, about 30 minutes then it
gives way. This is not an old tank, I think it just had a bad joint or
a hard lick one.
What I really need to know is what they use to glue these frames