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Percy's Mom

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I'm sitting at work starting to sketch a new cage, and I'm looking at possibly a 3X4 C&C that I would expand with a 2X3 on top when I do the second level. For any and all experienced cage builders (this will be my first), does coroplast come big enough to made the floor tray for a 3X4?
 

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The piece I bought was 4'x8' so that piece would be big enough because you would need 4'x5' if you plan on 6"walls.
 

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Coroplast sheets come in 48" x 96" (4' x 8'). For a 3x4 grid, you'll have enough length for the 4-grid length, but you won't have enough on the 3-grid length. Each grid is 14" plus the space between the grids for the connectors: a 3-grid side needs 41" plus 12" for each side, making it 53" (you'd be 5" short) - unless you make the sides 3 1/2" high instead of 6" if you think that will work.

How about a 2 1/2 grid x 5 grid? That would give you one solid piece that you'll use a piece that's 48" x 83" - less cutting and you get 6" sides. Might be a bit easier to clean than a 3x4 also.
 

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Thanks for all the input y'all! I'll definitely have to take all of that into consideration. I just got a MAJOR unexpected bonus at work, so I can start finding/pricing materials, toys, and other fun stuff.
 

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Oy. Very sorry. Obviously I was thinking feet instead of cubes. Just ignore me... hehe ;)
 
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