Tank Drilling

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  1. keyaam

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    Hey All

    I need to have a tank drilled. Im scared to do it myself and wondering who in CPT does a good job. Its an Aqua h20 tank and will need the back glass drilled.
     
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    why not ask henk who did his, i think it was naac
     
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    R U Sure. They On My Doorstep
     
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    yip, also email them or give them a call i am sure they will help
    been dealing with a Johannes
     
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    Ill just go down l8a. Thanks
     
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    its actually a very easy thing to do so long as add alot of water and have a considerable amount of patience.. the bugger is keeping the bit steady enough to start the groove, this is done by holding the bit at a 45 degree angel and slowly drilling.. when the groove has been formed position the bit facing straight down using the groove as a guide.. apply alot of water consistently while drilling.. my first few were messy but the fittings hid the mess.. practice on a few pieces of glass first
     
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    Thanks for the info les but it will be way cheaper for someone to drill it for me as those bits are expensive. I found someone who does house calls
     
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    they go for around R100 for 32mm to R500 50mm.. as i have been liiking i have been finding cheaper and cheaper suppliers
     
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    get the one with the arbour attached (the piece that connects the bit to the drill) this alone will save you R100...
     
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    i got my 50mm for R200 and R140 for 20mm
     
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    In CT its way more expensive. Where did you get them from les?
     
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    try builders, made by torque kraft
     

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