Where to find Glatex 8

Discussion in 'Test Kits, Controllers, Reactors and Dosers' started by gaboon, 18 Dec 2007.

  1. gaboon

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    I've been to 2 Builders warehouse and a few hardware stores and they only have white glatex 8. Where can I find the elusive blue?
     
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    Try your local boat builder
     
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    Sweet, got one down the road
     
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    sorry to sound dumb,but what is glatex?
     
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    I think its almost like bicycle tyres, just very different:lol::lol:
     
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    Its paint used on boats etc. Marine proof. Sorry, thats all I know. Gonna paint the back of my tank (on the outside of course), Any other ideas for the background? I've heard of perspex, but wouldn't it make an irritating reflection?
     
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    ABS sheeting.much cheaper
     
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    oh and ask for the 0.9mm its like R40.00 for a huge sheet 1m* 1.8 i think it was
     
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    the moment the evening comes,kanga looses it :lol:
     
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    shit I used Glatex and forgot I got a sheet of abs lying around!!!
     
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    So is Glatex overkill? Kanga, your description says it all:)
     
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    best to go for ABS sheeting inside the tank and silicone it to your glass
     
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    yip I used glatex,,,it's kak to work with...
     
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    Mekaeel, where do you get it from?
     
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    Mazey plastics
     
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    Do they have to cut it to size or can I?
     
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    Thanks guys, got a sheet at Maizeys, perfect blue colour
     
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    Would you guys cover your overflow box with blue ABS as well, my overflow is black
     
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    IMO yes cover it...
     
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    Actually if you leave your overflow black you will get much more coralline growth on the black. Also, making it blue might make it stand out a bit too much and end up being an eyesore.
     
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