The epic saga continues!
After many months storage in Jeremy's (DeepRed) mom's garage, the tank has changed hands yet again! Sorry the tank didn't work in with your home plans Jeremy (or that your wife used her veto - whichever was the bigger factor
). Anyway, my understanding is that Bret (or Boydo of Shineaquatics fame) drove all the way from Red Deer yesterday to pick up the stand and tank in the back of his truck. Now that
is dedication to the hobby I can identify with (having myself driven halfway across Europe to visit Frank and Nico's operation on more than one occasion
So, the tank should be in Red Deer now, which is ironic since I was camped by the Red Deer river down in Drumheller just last week. Maybe I could have earned a delivery fee and towed the tank behind the RV I was driving.
I wish Bret luck with this tank and stand. I am a firm believer in "third time lucky" and so have no doubt that this time the tank will at least be filled with water!
I asked Jeremy to snap a few cell phone shots last night, hopefully he can upload them here? And Bret, if you don't mind, would you please chronicle for this site your setting up of this tank? The several thousands of dollars (wholesale) I saved you on its purchase should count for some good will in that regard...
I tell you, I have to be philosophical about the loss I took on this tank. I know Rudy, Chen and Mike have all been here in one way or another, so at least I have good company.
Now if only my friggin 300 gallon were here I would not feel bad (I am still