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Re: DIY Polystyrene Background

Postby Shaz » Sun Jul 25, 2010 4:20 pm

It looks fab will have to think about doing one for myself :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: DIY Polystyrene Background

Postby gouldy » Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:01 am

Really good idea would love to be able to carve out like that may well have a go
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Re: DIY Polystyrene Background

Postby kelly » Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:01 pm

Brillant job :text-bravo:
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Re: DIY Polystyrene Background

Postby Ian40 » Fri Aug 20, 2010 5:27 pm

fantastic job :)
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Re: DIY Polystyrene Background

Postby sorryman27 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 11:57 am

this is totally amazing, just shows what skill and patience can do... im using this example as a model for my own that im gonna give a go for my 2 foot tank next week. if thats goes ok maybe try the big tank lol

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Re: DIY Polystyrene Background

Postby sorryman27 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 4:46 pm

can i just ask quickly... the cement that u cover it with, is that pure cement or a sand and cement mix? any1 ever tried cement colourings?

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Re: DIY Polystyrene Background

Postby kelly » Tue Sep 14, 2010 4:49 pm

Excellent job, one of the best one's i've seen yet :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: DIY Polystyrene Background

Postby daveyboy » Tue Sep 14, 2010 7:18 pm

looks really good wish i was able to do something like that :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: DIY Polystyrene Background

Postby cbryan1976 » Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:52 pm

If someone wanted to install a homemade background while the tank still had some water in it... is there an adhesive that would work in these damp and possibly under water conditions?
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Re: DIY Polystyrene Background

Postby Tony » Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:59 pm

cbryan1976 wrote:If someone wanted to install a homemade background while the tank still had some water in it... is there an adhesive that would work in these damp and possibly under water conditions?

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