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#1 Offline M_Ants - Posted October 16 2020 - 1:01 PM

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Going to be making wooden test tube racks for the AntsDakota site. What dimensions do you guys recommend?

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#2 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted October 16 2020 - 4:38 PM

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i would say 9 inches across, with lots of test tube holes. maybe you can select the dimension of holes you want for your test tube.


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#3 Offline AntsDakota - Posted October 16 2020 - 4:49 PM

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i would say 9 inches across, with lots of test tube holes. maybe you can select the dimension of holes you want for your test tube.

I agree. Have it with at least 3 holes up, more is preferable. 


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#4 Offline M_Ants - Posted October 16 2020 - 4:52 PM

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3 holes up as in tall enough for 3 rows of test tubes?


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#5 Offline M_Ants - Posted October 16 2020 - 5:06 PM

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I'm thinking 9 inches across. That's one inch longer than the one in the pic. For depth I'm going 4 inches and for height I'm going 6 inches. The only dimension I'm changing from the one in the pic is length across. I'm going to pack it with test tubes though.


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#6 Offline AntsDakota - Posted October 16 2020 - 6:36 PM

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3 holes up as in tall enough for 3 rows of test tubes?

Three rows tall. Actually after thinking about it, more than that may be getting somewhat unrealistic. Just three seems like a good number.

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#7 Offline M_Ants - Posted October 17 2020 - 8:25 AM

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For the prototype should I alternate between 16mm and 20mm holes or do rows of 16 and rows of 20?


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#8 Offline AntsDakota - Posted October 17 2020 - 12:11 PM

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I think the latter.


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