Custom tank build cost calculator

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  1. AdamVR

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    Hi all

    While having nothing to do when I ran out of cap again (spend less time on MASA) I found a glass thickness calculator that I downloaded a while back to determine the thickness of glass for a custom tank.

    I modified it a bit, to give total water volume and individual glass pane area. It also gives you the cost of the glass if you input the price list of your favorite glass supplier into the grid.

    Mods please move to the correct section if I placed it wrong. If anyone could give me the source of the sheet for acknowledgement purposes it'll be great.

    If you have other comments on how to improve it that would also be great.

    Cheers
    Adam

    View attachment glasscalculator.xlsx
     
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    that is an excel 2007 format. so either get the excel compatibility pack from microsoft if you dont have 2007 or Adam can just save it as a 2003 excel file.
     
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    Just opened it with Libre Office 3 on Linux, Open Office also work!

    Thanks for posting the spreadsheet!
     
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    Built the frag tank, also did a new sump for a DSB, all without pichers :banghead: sorry...

    I'll build a predator tank sometime and then do the 'how to' thread.
     
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