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    Acrylic dome and sphere sources?

    I am looking for some 12", 16" and larger acrylic domes (hemispheres) and non-glass waterproof globes (with top access holes) for some non-plant related art projects requiring large clear pieces and I have found this seller on ebay with lots of stuff I could make use of:

    http://stores.ebay.com/pmLightingSto...=p4634.c0.m322

    These guys can make almost anything I need in size or openings. But before I order anything I was curious if maybe someone knows of a cheaper source since these are pretty pricey the larger I go.

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    wai you like acrylic? i hate the fact that it scratches so easily.
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    They will not be touched other than to be transported once completed so that's not an issue.

    Glass too expensive for the sizes I want, plus too heavy and breakable.

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    Have you tried Professional Plastics? If they don't have spheres, you might still be able to find a place to vacuum-form it for you - there's plenty of manufacturing industry in your neck of the woods, right? Otherwise, Petco sometimes has those ugly giant plastic fishbowls - you could just split one of those. I'd say check craft stores - I found all sorts of awesome containers for mini terrariums there - but I'm sure you're there regularly enough already.
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    No - Thankfully cos I found a flat wall mountable one just like I wanted for $22 on ebay - shipping on it is $35 though...!

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