Woke up with a bang !

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  1. FransSny

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    For those who do not know I am re doing the shop a bit (painting stands , changing plumbing etc) In this process I had to move some tanks around and one sump ended in the office / study for time being.

    At 2 this morning I heard a loud crash and like a Guatenger I thought I was being robbed. On closer inspection I found that the bookshelf came loose from the wall & dropped right on top of the sump....needless to say time to build a new sump :p
     
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    Aw sorry boet .... was this a clients sump or the shops?
     
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    FransSny

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    Hell luckily the shops....strangely enough I normally use that spot to put tanks I build etc, learnt a valuable lesson
     
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    oops sorry to hear, what a poep way to wake up!
     
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    well look on the bright side, you need the practice for when you build clients tanks :)
     
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    Eish,what a way to wake up!!
     
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    Look on the brightside, atleast it was an empty tank,imagine if it was a LS tank
     
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    FransSny

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    I would have : shit : myself !

    LOL crispin, good on you seeing the glass ( or should I say tank ) half full :)
     
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    The more important question here is,
    who mounted the bookshelf?????
     
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    FransSny

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    Dont ask ! Just to make it better, now upon closer inspection I see that not only 1 pane broke, the base cracked right through and a second pane cracked...thus in essence the sump is screwed !
     
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    Ag shame man! That's really CRAP Frans. Perhaps you have some funny "higher" connection with Lolly Jackson - that might have been the time that he was shot ;)
     
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    does this mean Dorry Pets CT operates out of your house?
     
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    Ha, that´s what I expected. Even worse if you have to blame yourself, hey?
    I know that feeling. Not construction wise, but during my breeding experiences I also had to blame myself for many things.
    That is where experiences are coming from. Mistakes!
     
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    FransSny

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    LOL Marcel, you've known me qoute well over the last few months ! To make it worse the wife pointed out that there should have been washers involved in the assembly !

    One good thing that came from this it made me re - look my whole filtration system for the shop. Might now even be able to incorporate a sock !
     
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    You either run the shop from your house or you sleep in the shop.... :p

    O ja, remember to NOT put sumps under book shelves in the future :lol:
     

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