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Re: NFC: Double bottomed tank
I'd think it would increase strength, and also likelyhood of a fracture in
the glass. As to being cheaper. . . . got me. Maybe the thicker glass
(i.e., 2x as thick as the panes in there) were harder to come by, and
thereby more expensive...?
J. L. Wiegert
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On Mon, 23 Nov 1998, Mark Binkley wrote:
> Date: Mon, 23 Nov 1998 09:04:11 -0400
> From: Mark Binkley <mbinkley at earthling_net>
> Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
> To: nanfa at aquaria_net,
nfc at actwin_com
> Subject: NFC: Double bottomed tank
> I bought a used 90 gal tank last night. The bottom appears to consist of
> two panes of glass, one laid directly on top of the other. anyone ever
> seen this before? Is that a way to reduce the cost of building the tank or
> is there a good reason for doing it that way?
> Mark Binkley
> Columbus Ohio USA <))><
> mbinkley at earthling_net