03-02-2010, 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by iamntbatman
Hmm...I think the "run" in the third photo down might be an optical effect from the angle of the photo. See this green line? I think that's where the flat glass meets the chip and, from that other angle, appears to be a run. It's really hard to tell in the pictures though.
That said, Mean Harri's the expert, not me. Plus, that's a really, really deep chip. I would be pretty paranoid about using a tank with a chip that deep, even if there were no visible runs.
Look at the straight edge formed by the other piece of glass meeting the chipped one. The edge is straight, then you can see the protrusion, straight again, another protrusion. It's worse than a chip. Also, it looks like some deformity (semicircles) that extend from the chip towards our left.
IMO, that tank is toast. Sorry. :(