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ozorowsky
10/02/2017, 10:52 AM
Hello,

I'm moving a 340 gallon acrylic aquarium this saturday. Any tips/tricks for moving this thing?

I'm thinking of buying a couple suction cups from amazon (industrial strength) to pull/maneuver tank, and then get a couple table jacks from harbor freight to raise/lower it to trailer/stand.

Is that about the gist of it? Can anyone share any advice for easiest way to move this guy?

mcgyvr
10/02/2017, 11:26 AM
Don't forget beer... Lots of it..
and about 4-6 strong guys..(or 8 ladies :) )

Other than that sounds like you've got it..

ozorowsky
10/02/2017, 08:24 PM
Don't forget beer... Lots of it..
and about 4-6 strong guys..(or 8 ladies :) )

Other than that sounds like you've got it..

Haha

ca1ore
10/02/2017, 08:53 PM
I've been wrestling with a 450 - 550 lbs. give or take. Bought a pair of the harbor freight 1,000 lb. lift tables. Two of the 500 lb. versions would have held the weight obviously, but they didn't raise high enough. Also bought 4 of the dual suction cup handles, though haven't used those yet.

ozorowsky
10/02/2017, 08:54 PM
I've been wrestling with a 450 - 550 lbs. give or take. Bought a pair of the harbor freight 1,000 lb. lift tables. Two of the 500 lb. versions would have held the weight obviously, but they didn't raise high enough. Also bought 4 of the dual suction cup handles, though haven't used those yet.

Interesting! So the 1000lb table jacks lift higher than the 500lb version?

ca1ore
10/02/2017, 09:12 PM
The small one only goes up to 27", which was not high enough. Could have rigged a spacer out of 2x4 I suppose, but the bigger table just seems more robust.