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    i had it tinted at lowes. the color wasn't an exact match to the color card but close enough





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    Does anyone know where i can get hardener for fiberglass resin at? i have looked almost everywhere. and all they sell is the kits.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AquatiCreations View Post
    Does anyone know where i can get hardener for fiberglass resin at? i have looked almost everywhere. and all they sell is the kits.
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    Or Advance Auto Parts, in the body repair aisle, Depending on where you live, the idiots behind the counter may have no idea what you are talking about.



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    Interesting thread...glad I decided to read it. Great job btw!

    Question on the fiberglass. How did you install it? I don't recall seeing that part in your posts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by James0816 View Post
    Interesting thread...glad I decided to read it. Great job btw!

    Question on the fiberglass. How did you install it? I don't recall seeing that part in your posts.
    the fiberglass was just the fabric i didn't use any resin i just soaked it with the epoxy paint.



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    bulkheads!

    i got the bulkheads in the mail today for the closed loop and the overflows with shipping they where 34.00 six half inch and three 1 inch i am to tired and its to late to try and drill any holes tonight. so it will have to wait. i still have to drain the tank anyway
    (still holding just fine)

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    disaster strikes!

    i drained the tank today so i could start measuring for all the bulkheads. after draining it i flipped it on its side and found that the wood on the bottom was soaked with water. not sure what i am going to do just yet.

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    Dam, thats not good....
    I was reading along, and thinking thats exactly how im doing mine...
    mines all built, and i have 3 coats of epoxy on it (different type of epoxy)..just waiting for the glass
    then i see this.... now im scared again



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