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Old 07/06/2021, 08:23 AM   #201
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plumbing is in

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Old 07/31/2021, 07:36 PM   #202
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Video of a walkthrough of the pool and reef concrete

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Old 08/01/2021, 10:28 AM   #203
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Looks so much better after piping is berried boss.
How long to cure cement?


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Old 08/01/2021, 06:31 PM   #204
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The cement needs to cure for 30 days before I can apply the epoxy layers. It's a heavy solids 2 part epoxy. Three layers on top of two precoats.

I have one last thing to do though - I need to chip a little groove around the reef sump to tank PVC connections and seal them. It's another measure to make sure there's no surface leakage around the PVC. I have the concrete hammer to do it - just need to do it and it's hot in Texas.


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Old 08/02/2021, 09:51 AM   #205
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Looks great.
I know there is still much to do, but it must be gratifying to look over what you have accomplished.


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Old 08/02/2021, 12:30 PM   #206
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Looks great.
I know there is still much to do, but it must be gratifying to look over what you have accomplished.
It is good to step back and see what's there. I can also visualize the reef and where everything is likely go.

I tend to be a perfectionist though so if I'm not making progress, I see all the flaws instead.

I do need some help coming up too - lot of epoxy and plumbing!


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