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[APD] Re: Aquatic-Plants Digest, Vol 7, Issue 27

> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 11:35:42 -0800 (PST)
> From: Rod Gerrymander <rgerrymander at yahoo_com>
> Subject: [APD] Re: Drilling for bulkheads (was bubbles)
> To: aquatic plants digest <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
> I have drilled small holes in glass before using the
> spade-type bits and a drill press, but the bulkheads
> would require a hole in the glass that is about 1.5
> inches.  I don't even know where to get such a bit
> (advice appreciated).
> Plus I would have to drill these tanks (at least the
> main tank) while it is setup, meaning holding the
> drill
> in my hand instead of a drill press, and the glass is
> under pressure from 100 gallons of water.  This seems
> just a little too freaky.
> Thanks,
> Rod

You shouldn't need to drill the main tank, just the 20's.

BTW, I've drilled a 90, a 75, a 72 bowfront, a 29 and 4-10's, all with a 
battery powered hand drill.  It really is quite easy.

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