big stand through a little door
Posted 12 February 2012 - 05:50 PM
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Posted 12 February 2012 - 06:36 PM
Have had to do this twice to move a freezer in/out of my house. And have had to do it for several clients who bought items that were *just* a little too big to get through the door.
72g custom mixed reef
140g frag tank
30g softy dominated
Posted 12 February 2012 - 06:58 PM
I guess the new question is can I build a stand frame to replace the steel with wood without breaking the bank (that already got broken by the purchase price)?
Posted 12 February 2012 - 07:22 PM
The other thing I was thinking about is taking the steel stand to a local welder. Have them cut the stand at the corners and weld on brackets that would allow you to take your stand apart and then bolt it back together. I've seen stands built like this and they work great. I would try all my options before I scrapped the steel stand.
Posted 13 February 2012 - 09:06 PM
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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:42 PM
Take it to a welder and have them start by cutting the top completely off on the verticles maybe six inches down from the top so that when you remove the top the square is still in tact and has six inch legs. Then they should find the next tubing size down that fits inside the existing stand tubing, and weld the smaller diamter sections in to the inside of the stand so that you can easily slide the top on and off of the bottom. Then have them drill holes into the sections so that you can place a bolt. I would do two on each verticle. Hope that makes sense. I'm in a big hurry so no time to look over.
Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:34 PM
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 06:06 PM
Off topic, but am I the only person that sees the topic of this thread and thinks, "Fat man in a little coat"? LOL
you are not alone...
keep calm and reef on...
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