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    Looking good, personally i would have just used a wood finish, but the satin black will look sharp and make the tank pop

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    Now in black...

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    WOW, that was quick, and looks good

    How many coats of paint were you planning to put on the stand ?

    Are you going to give the inside a few coats of paint a well ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff View Post
    WOW, that was quick, and looks good

    How many coats of paint were you planning to put on the stand ?

    Are you going to give the inside a few coats of paint a well ?
    I put one coat of Kilz under the black and two coats of kilz sealer on the interior. This has just one coat of black right now and I am pretty happy with the coverage. I will have to asses it again when it fully dries to determine if a second topcoat is needed.
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    Geese, Mike, when you want something done, you get it done. ;] Very quick work and a job well done. It looks great!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinVA View Post
    Geese, Mike, when you want something done, you get it done. ;] Very quick work and a job well done. It looks great!
    Hehe, you know I really want to get to the plumbing but there was this pesky requirement for a stand that had to come first
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    Excellent thread! I really like all the detailed photos. What a craftsman you are.

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    Haha, I hear ya. I'm looking forward to seeing how you go about the plumbing, myself. I'd like to go the Sump route on my next tank - just not sure where to start, yet.
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    I opted to go ahead and give it a second coat of black paint. I guess now I just wait a day or two before I set the tank back on top. I plan on starting on the sump tomorrow.
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    I was given a tube of silicone from the guy I bought the tank from. It is Tremco Spectrem2... He claimed it to be "the best aquarium sealant around". I saw no indications that it was aquarium safe. I suppose I should just go buy a tube from petco to be safe.
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