CCWilke's new build

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    tank is 1000mm x 450mm x 450mm
     
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    @ccwilke will be giving more info soon on what he is planning on keeping in there:peroni:
     
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    Nice job done on the stand. ( The welding ).:)
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    Ja nee wat kan ek se....I am starting to see light at the end off the tunnel.....Thanks to @TheFish and @Rhyn for all the help....
     
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    always a pleasure
     
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    Eish welding barefoot...
    Not nice when something hot falls in between your toes.
    I learned, eventually.

    Also do not weld with shorts. A suntan burn due to welder on the inner thigh is not something I want again. No thank you

    Other than that, nice progress.
     
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    Thats why I am standing on a rubber mat to avoid shock and I am almost always walking barefoot so that morning I didn't take shoes to the place where we were working.....And once I have seen Louis taking pictures I told him we going to get comments on bare foot welding.....LOL
     
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    haha lol. been a bit busy at work. didnt get time to edit the pics a bit to cut off the parts where the feet shows:p
     
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    tank, sump and the stand are looking tops well played
     
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    Tank is build out of 6 mm.Going for euro bracing.Will 6 mm glass and 50 mm with be good enough??
     
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    don't think that it should be a problem. 6mm glass at 5cm bracing will be quite strong. tank wont expand with that type of bracing
     
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    Anyone else??
     
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    looking good, 6mm glass will be fine, i have a 1200x450x450 made from 6mm and 4 years down the line still holding

    what you planning on keeping?
     
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    @ dallasg did you do euro bracing or not
     
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    yes i had euro-bracing
     
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    @dallasg Any picture of the bracing and what size bracing did you have
     
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    Sure, will find one
     
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