Bay Area Glass Cutters

Discussion in 'DIY' started by Jeff Rehling, Aug 23, 2016.

  1. Jeff Rehling

    Jeff Rehling Supporting Member

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    Likely building my own sump. Sticker shock on the retail ones...anyone recommend a good and inexpensive glass cutter? I tried one in Pacifica and they want $20/sheet for 9x12.25" polished edge sheets. too expensive.

    Also, I have 14" x 36"space in my stand...would like the largest one possible.

    Thanks reefers
     
  2. California_Reef_Co

    California_Reef_Co Sponsor

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    Try road runner glass, I went to one in Fremont and it ended up being about $10 per piece.
     
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  3. Enderturtle

    Enderturtle Volunteer

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    I had Ace Hardware cut some small pieces for my sump baffles
     
  4. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

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    Are you building a complete custom sump? Do you have experience with building tank (as in make it not leak)?
     
  5. Vincerama2

    Vincerama2 Evil Overlord

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    Acrylic is way easier, but more expensive too.

    My sump (as mentioned) is a plastic bin inside of a 37 gallon tall glass tank. Totally ghetto!

    Did you test fit your glass sump under your stand? Make sure it can slip in there before buying glass.
     
  6. Jeff Rehling

    Jeff Rehling Supporting Member

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    Gave up on the custom sump. Bought an Eshopps R-200. Had to partially dismantle my stand to fit it in.
     
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