Creating a new instance of a specific DataTable

I have a pre-defined datatable in my windows app called "dbConnectedEquipment". This DT has 8 columns defined to it.

Private dbConnectedEquipment As New DataTable

I need to be able to create up to 10 instances of this specific DT. Is this possible? If not, what would be the best way to do this. The only other way of doing it that I know of is declaring the DT as an array...which I really don't want to do. It would require alot of coding changes. There is just one part of this application that would need to create multiple instances of the DT. So I would like to avoid declaring it as an array if possible.

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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Will the DT contain the same rows in each new DataTable? Or will they be empty at first with new rows being added?
BlakeMcKennaAuthor Commented:
Upon initial load, they will be the same. However, the user has the ability to change them by adding or deleting rows.
Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
I fear that no matter what way you do it your code is going to be affected because each one of the instances of the tables will need to be identified some way and therefore you will need to reference each table in some way. An array will allow you to do that by using an index or you can use a collection which will also allow you to use an index or a string name perhaps.

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BlakeMcKennaAuthor Commented:
Thanks Fernando...I was thinking that's what I would have to do...
Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Not a problem BlakeMcKenna, glad to help.
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