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    Hole Drilling - London

    Does anyone know who drills aquarium tanks in London? I need 2 1/2" and 1 3/4" holes?

    The 1 1/2" bulkhead requires a 2 1/2" hole leaving 1/2" all around. Would a 3" hole leaving 1/4" be too tight?

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    Cool

    just call your local glass stores. most of them will.

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    Yeah that's what I thought too. Only 2 will even consider it and both want $30/hole plus labor @ $55/hour.
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    OUCH!!!$$$$$

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    I guess my price of $25 a hole including labor in glass up to 1/2 an inch thick is looking PRETTY GOOD isn't it!!!!
    DO NOT go with a 3 inch hole unless you plan for a 2 inch bulkhead fitting. 1.5 inch fittings actually only need 2 3/8 inch holes but there's no room for error on that size.
    Rob

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    $25 dollars isn't a bad price at all, would you like to stop by Ontario's west cost with your drill?

    I think I am going to try the drill your own tank. Start practising on my cracked 10 gallon and move to the 25 and then up to the 65.

    If only I had the money to just buy my pre drilled 150g tank:crap:
    Rob
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