Drilling a tank

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  1. Greg Bridger

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    Hey guys I need some advice. We are getting a mate setup with a tank it's the same concept as a boyo tank just a 1 metre Yue Mei. We want to drill the back glass for an overflow but are not sure if it is toughened or not. If anyone has done a similar mod some advice would be great
     
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    Try a scratch the back panel. If it scratches then you can drill it.
     
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    boyus and jebos can be drilled... its only the front curved piece that is tempered/ baked, to my knowledge...
     
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    I have drilled the bottome of my Bouyo 550, same as glass, just scratches easier than glass, but still lots of water and you're sorted.
     
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    Almost no chance of it being tempered. It would cost them more to make for no benefit.;)
     
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    Thanks for the input guys I think we'll take a chance and get it drilled and see what happens
     
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