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Got an update! I know I said I was gonna wait until march for the bridge, but some material for my other project ( new fish tank build ) got delayed, so I decided to go ahead and build it now.

Here are the few pics I grabbed:

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Lots of treads

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Base for the bridge ( used a jigsaw for the arch, not perfect by any means)

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And the final product, I am fairly happy with it!
 
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Happy day of the two's! Do you think fantails could survive in Colorado, it got down to -3 today ( pond is probably still in the early 30's ) and I don't know that they would like that.
My fantail survived this winter with max -6 celsius, only ice on surface
 
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I have built several bridges for my property and this is the second one for my pond . Bridges just add a really nice look to a pond . I sometimes sit in the middle of my pond bridge just to distress . It just calms you . Spitters in a pond are great for noise and aeration . I built 4 spitters for in my waterfall pond from just pvc
 

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My fantail survived this winter with max -6 celsius, only ice on surface
My only concern now would be them not being able to keep up for food with the comets and shubunkins that are in there now, but I suppose there is plenty of it to go around in a pond!
 

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I have built several bridges for my property and this is the second one for my pond . Bridges just add a really nice look to a pond . I sometimes sit in the middle of my pond bridge just to distress . It just calms you . Spitters in a pond are great for noise and aeration . I built 4 spitters for in my waterfall pond from just pvc
I think I may add some spitters to the pond this summer too, they add some really nice sound and interest!
 
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great job on the bridge it has just the right curve to it , all too often i see them with so much you know the first time someone stepsw on it with some moisture on it or a begging of moss your going for a ride
 
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I used old pump parts and pvc parts . End caps and pipe and screw in pump arts that were to small or not used on extra pumps . Always have extra pumps around and I keep every part
 

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great job on the bridge it has just the right curve to it , all too often i see them with so much you know the first time someone stepsw on it with some moisture on it or a begging of moss your going for a ride
I think that was more of a factor of laziness, ( not wanting to have to glue multiple boards for the arch ) but I do like the gradual curve, thanks!
 

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I used old pump parts and pvc parts . End caps and pipe and screw in pump arts that were to small or not used on extra pumps . Always have extra pumps around and I keep every part
looks good, I like it!
 
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I think that was more of a factor of laziness, ( not wanting to have to glue multiple boards for the arch ) but I do like the gradual curve, thanks!
Most of the big curves on the ramps are not functional.
Place the ramp onto blocks or like your adding a step to the bottom where you step off that lift will make the bridge look like it has more curve then it does
 
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hey theres a new showcase this guy has just an open pipe up to the surface for a skimmer . that will work like a charm
 

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hey theres a new showcase this guy has just an open pipe up to the surface for a skimmer . that will work like a charm
Was just looking at it, will see if I can see the pipe.
 
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hmmm....... why no school even the politicians are dropping masks
 
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it's dead center in the pond you only see a circle where the waters dropping in
 

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