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ScooterV

LOL, the risks of having to learn all over again!

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Well, today I REdiscovered that cut acrylic can be as sharp as glass.  Dang sump came with a 1" drain fitting so had to nervously cut it out to fit a 1 1/2" bulkhead.  Been awhile and no way to back it since they put a reenforcing ring on the inside.  Anyway, that went ok.  On to the 3 1/4 hole where the two sumps will connect with a 2" pipe.  Again, came out fine and no cracks.  Swipe fingers around inside and combined with blood thinners bleeding all over it, lol.  OUCH!!

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I about passed out reading this. Only cause I know the feeling all too well. Cardstock hurts worse than paper and acrylic more than glass. Ouch.

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Yeah those edges can be darn sharp.  Last time I worked with acrylic I managed to just nick myself and realized that I should sand it all down so I didn't get myself worse later on.  

 

Richard

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Got the other sump drilled now too.  Also, not REALLY hurt.  It just hurt and due to the blood thinners took a bit to stop it.  Now that it's stopped looks no worse than a paper cut, much less card stock, lol.  Other than little ones for float switches am ALL done drilling acrylic now though :)  Only trying to not hurt myself drilling through rock, hehe.  What a FUN hobby we have!

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Congratulations on the new setup. Nothing like a little blood to make it real lol.  Tried to talk my wife into buying the 250 gallon. She Broke Down THE Setup Cost And SHE Really Knows me very well lol. She had cost figured I had nevery thought about.hope you get it sold.

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