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Old 01/09/2008, 11:54 AM   #76
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Hey 444, what size is that surge tank? I am guessing around 20?


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Old 01/09/2008, 12:29 PM   #77
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Great build. Any progress with the canopy?
Thanks. The canopy is done. I have to mount the reflectors and hang the canopy. Lots of pics coming soon(1-2days).


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Old 01/09/2008, 12:47 PM   #78
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Old 01/09/2008, 12:48 PM   #79
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Hey 444, what size is that surge tank? I am guessing around 20?
Its a 29 divided(roughly half) for the fuge.


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Old 01/09/2008, 01:30 PM   #80
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Here's pics of the canopy being built.

wood:


wood cut for the frame:


the frame:


frame and cut side panels:


frame w/plywood on top and side panels being lined up:



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Old 01/09/2008, 01:33 PM   #81
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Now that everything is cut right, time to router.

everything goes from this:


to this:


by doing this:

and

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Old 01/09/2008, 01:36 PM   #82
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side panels with holes for 4" fans:


everything cut and routered, ready to assemble:


canopy assembled, measuring the trim:


cutting the trim:


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Old 01/09/2008, 01:39 PM   #83
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Jen fixin up the corners all purty like:


Here she is stained up:

and

and


Thats all the pics for now. I will mount the reflectors and hang the canopy tonight. Probably...


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Old 01/09/2008, 02:30 PM   #84
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Old 01/09/2008, 02:32 PM   #85
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Lookin good!


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Old 01/09/2008, 09:14 PM   #86
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Thanks!

You too Aiko.


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Old 01/09/2008, 11:40 PM   #87
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You really should have put a tarp down, that floor may be ruined.


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Old 01/10/2008, 02:01 AM   #88
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You really should have put a tarp down, that floor may be ruined.
I won't miss that blue tile one bit.

Once I'm done with this and "the system", I'll be able to finish updating the rest of the house from the 70's... No more blue tile or gold shag carpet! Woohoo!


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Old 01/10/2008, 02:13 AM   #89
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looks great! it appears that your new "favorite toy" is the router

no worries about changing the decor of your house (blue and gold shag carpet) its been 30 years and those colors are coming back


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Old 01/10/2008, 04:38 AM   #90
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looks great! it appears that your new "favorite toy" is the router

no worries about changing the decor of your house (blue and gold shag carpet) its been 30 years and those colors are coming back
Thanks!

I have to admit, I do love playing with it!
The router that is.

In style or not, that carpet and tile have to go...


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Old 01/10/2008, 05:41 AM   #91
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Excellent. The detailed pictures are nice. I was surprised at how well the stain turned out on the ply.


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Old 01/10/2008, 06:26 AM   #92
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Looking good! I do need to get over there and check your big surges.


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Old 01/10/2008, 08:26 AM   #93
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Damn, I have to wait till I get home to see the pics

Do you have a rake for the shag carpet?
if not you might try the selling forums


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Old 01/10/2008, 08:30 AM   #94
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Damn, I have to wait till I get home to see the pics

Do you have a rake for the shag carpet?
if not you might try the selling forums
Looks more like tile to me, so I don't think they use a rake, just a broom.


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Old 01/10/2008, 08:32 AM   #95
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I have to admit, I do love playing with it!
That's right show it who's BoSs! ... The router that is

Progress looks very promising keep the pics rolling


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Old 01/10/2008, 10:42 AM   #97
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Old 01/10/2008, 02:17 PM   #98
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How bout an update on the projet becuase i want to follow but i need PICTURES. Thanks reef on dudes


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Old 01/10/2008, 09:22 PM   #99
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logiktest- Thanks! I didn't think so either. The ply is sanded on the one side though, so I think that helped.

B-I-N-G-O- Thanks man. The plumbing has been delayed. The tub faucet in the bathroom above the pump room started to leak. I'm in the process of cleaning up after that and fixing it now. I should be back on track and drilling in a day, 2days plumbing and hopefully filling it within the week? So give me a week and then stop on out!


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Old 01/10/2008, 09:42 PM   #100
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Damn, I have to wait till I get home to see the pics

Do you have a rake for the shag carpet?
if not you might try the selling forums
I feel the carpet is a safety hazard and must be removed. Lets say Aiko stops over and takes his shoes off. It is very likely that one of his snaggly toe nails will get caught on one of the loops of the carpet. Thus causing him to fall 2 feet to the floor. Suprisingly, while going into panic convulsions, he lands on his face and actually straightens out his mis-shapen nose. Disgruntled, Aiko sues me for facial disfigurement. He claims the other Shire Folk with make fun of him. I lose the case. Aiko gets plastic surgery and my 540 gallon tank which him and the whole Shire move into. I get left with a 12 gallon nano with a single PC. The sps die from light deprivation causing an ammonia spike killing the tangs and other inhabitants. A fish carcass blocks the drain and causes the tank to overflow, thus running the filter dry. The carcass become unlodged because the filter is has stopped pumping water. A small rush of backed up water goes into the filter. The pump spits it out into the low tank causing splash up that shorts out the light and burns down my house. I am left with absolutely nothing.

So you can see that it is unconditionally crucial that I dispose of the shag carpet promtly.





Sara B.- Karen is referring to the groovy shag carpet upstairs. That and the stained up blue tile have got to go. It does not complete my feng shui.

Mojo baby, yeah!- Thanks man! I love threads with pics so I'll keep'em rollin.



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