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shiftline
05-17-2015, 03:12 AM
With my Nuvo 24 exploding last week (an evening of mass panic) I will be setting up a new Nuvo 30l in the next few weeks and mind as well start a new build thread

Thank: IM Nuvo 30l
Light: custom 120w fanless led (I like it silent)
Skimmer: IM midsize ghost skimmer
Filtration: 479gph pump with 2 spin stream nozels. (I now have a spare pump so may try doubling it. Tbd )
Chemical media: boyd chemi pure blue.

Fish- (currently I'm my temp tank)
2x per clowns
1x azzule damsel
1x banggai Cardinal
1x purple fire fish
1x skunk cleaner
2x porcilin crabs
1x Pom Pom crab
Possibly a pistol shrimp if he made it
Numerous snails and hermits


Pics and more info to comes once my replacement tank shows up!
:)

shiftline
06-18-2015, 03:41 AM
On the weekend my new tank finally arrived! I splurged and even bought the overly priced stand (it matched it very nicely)
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/eff687a45db872de81492ee67ff75ca2.jpg

The stand was pretty easy to build and seems nice and solid.
The tank is beautiful with thicker high clarity glass. Only issue with a small leak at the bottom of one of the sump baffles... Not really enough to worry about since 99% will still flow over the top. Time to water test and make sure all is well
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/1ab9c0126c028948bbb2b18a971e23e1.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/954e69708c6beb9490919498c1d6448a.jpg

I wanted to make this build nice and clean so I decided to use a switchable power bar to control everything. Only thing was its a bit to long and was a b**** to cut!
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/641aae797d66a89020556e5a4d984b59.jpg
However determination paid off
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/ef44495ec364305043a07db89df686b7.jpg
Next was a face board to mount the controllers and hide the ups and plugs
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/2d1a3984290c32b5dccc8f2660509dac.jpg

Not to bad for a day's work.
Day 2... Time to transfer
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/93ebd7e2ac1ee93b88392a0b0005cc44.jpg



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shiftline
06-18-2015, 03:45 AM
I probably should have started earlier.. However 9pm seemed like an excellent time to start... The only issue was I want happy with the rocks and changed it about 80 times and was up until 2am.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/d9fafa3070f801481e1f7fda707de99a.jpg

But it finally paid off. I used some putty on the rock then headed to bed

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/d9915206af4f8d2ac6cd86ee78736ab3.jpg

The next day I added the sand and a bunch of the corals. The fish were moved to a bucket as they weren't fairing to well in he sand storm

After a night of running 100% polyester batting in the overflow the water has finally cleaned up ish
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/e83ff4e46e5d9d97e2b0afbd5a20f906.jpg

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shiftline
06-18-2015, 03:46 AM
And my cabinet has never looked so good.
Next steps will be busing a doser stand and some fancy dosing/ATO containers
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/990800f52d58c0fe1dad02219403a4a5.jpg


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Myka
06-18-2015, 05:37 AM
Looks great! I love these tanks.

jhj0112
06-18-2015, 05:57 AM
I can't believe I missed this.. what happened to your nuvo 24??

Hopefully, it was not bad.. On the other hand, the new tank looks very nice! As you did on planted tank and FW shrimp tanks, it is very well organized.

WarDog
06-18-2015, 06:31 AM
Yup... love it! Nice work!

Cameron
06-18-2015, 06:34 AM
What controller system are you using? And dosing pumps etc?

shiftline
06-18-2015, 07:46 AM
Sadly the Nuvo 24 cracked... This is my warranty replacement (minus the overly priced stand..I splurged for that!)
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/7c4ee10b9adc0db14ef3b473c648f7f1.jpg

Let's just say it was a traumatic night
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/46662655f56d18a463c8cda98d70b408.jpg



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shiftline
06-18-2015, 07:52 AM
Dosing pumps are jaebo which I still have to setup. I bought a bottle of purple up which I think is hair calcium for now. Going to build an acrylic doing container for calcium alkalinity magnesium and ATO water
Temp controller is a little redundant as my thermonior is a cobalt neothem which is also digital
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/ba7323c2d6d3b5a49b982fe4ebc37136.jpg


Top switch bar is a DJ one I hacked up
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/be078242ca1e5b2977e319ba61f8ada8.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/3c8e48224b49d7b3ed8e6669190acc9f.jpg

ATO is a custom extremely precise optical one I'm developing (pin point accuracy!)
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/17/6ec6eb91bda60d45be988013644dd12a.jpg

I also started a bit of a tank log on my site which I'll likely have a bunch more pics and info up as I go http://fishtankprojects.com/saltwater/innovative-marine-fusion-30l-build.html


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Bodasifa
06-18-2015, 03:11 PM
will be following along as i build my fusion 30l. here is a picture of my progress with custom steel stand powdercoated. still has protective wrap on bottom so ignore that. the plans for the stand will be to have smoked glass inset between the side tube. and possibly smoked glass doors

http://i722.photobucket.com/albums/ww227/Clint_Walmsley/20150601_190929_zps7zimgkpt.jpg (http://s722.photobucket.com/user/Clint_Walmsley/media/20150601_190929_zps7zimgkpt.jpg.html)

shiftline
06-18-2015, 04:41 PM
It's looking good!


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Bodasifa
06-18-2015, 05:43 PM
one question i have . i have noticed a slight gap between the stand and one corner of the tank. will the foam pad under the tank compress enough or should i put a piece of plywood down with some thicker foam on top. or just some thick high density foam by itself

shiftline
06-19-2015, 08:20 AM
How big of a gap? Mine is up until a mm or two of the edge



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Bodasifa
06-19-2015, 04:12 PM
the gap is at the rear left corner, just enough that you can see light through it if i shine a flashlight. the tank does have a foam mat preinstalled. the rest of the tank rests perfect on the stand. I may add a thin yoga mat as well

shiftline
06-24-2015, 11:38 PM
Two Quick shots Of Pinky red corals I just snapped for a photo competition
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/24/9153eeeb98f72a7b407f3d5a08a54158.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/24/154c5fa462015fe0600a5fd239de1a68.jpg


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shiftline
06-30-2015, 08:06 AM
Today I added a red planet acro
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/30/4172255a591967b44ca035b6d6fdf0a3.jpg

Yellow watcan goby and a cleaner warse (free from a buddy moving)
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I started my dossing setup tonight. Mixed up some calcium alkalinity and magnesium. I felt like a mad scientist
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Now I did a 5g water change with reef crystals yesterday.
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Today I tested my levels and everything was perfect... I'll test again tomorrow night and see if it moves
June 29
Calcium 400
Alkalinity 2.5/7
Magnesium 1360


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Bodasifa
06-30-2015, 02:41 PM
looking really nice

shiftline
07-01-2015, 12:01 AM
looking really nice


Thank you!

A few more quick pics
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Duckhams
07-01-2015, 12:52 AM
Nice recovery! Glad to see you stuck with it despite the tank failure, thats always really crushing to go through. Love the new setup!

Bodasifa
07-01-2015, 01:45 AM
love the aquascaping, i am only hoping i can come up with something decent looking

shiftline
07-02-2015, 07:14 AM
I was up until 2 am that nigh trying to get it how I liked it. many hours of re arranging to get it just right!



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shiftline
07-02-2015, 07:15 AM
Nice recovery! Glad to see you stuck with it despite the tank failure, thats always really crushing to go through. Love the new setup!


Thanks Elliot! I'm very happy with the new setup. Lots of work building, tweaking and customizing.. but it's turning into a slick little self contained reef!


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Myka
07-02-2015, 07:18 AM
Looks good! I'm glad you found a way to fix the gap. That pic of the test reagents sitting on the edge of your tank is freaking me out though! Don't knock a test vial in! :eek: I have a soft spot for Porcelain Crabs too, very cute.

shiftline
07-02-2015, 07:54 AM
The little porcelain crab is so cute! His new shop is right in the middle of my rock flower anemone!

With the Red Sea alkalinity. Do you test it the instant it starts to turn colour or when it's actually orange?
According to bulk reef supply calculator it said to add 75ml of each calc/alk to raise my levels. However testing tonight calcium is at 415-420 and alk is a little high at 3.7/10.4. (I was shooting for 9.5)




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shiftline
07-10-2015, 01:56 AM
I'm a little over 3 weeks in and going strong on the new tank so I figured I would make a video
http://youtu.be/wC-H-79H4y0


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shiftline
08-05-2015, 08:17 AM
Today the postal fairy delivered my new MP10QD and I added my new toy to the master control board
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/05/defb08684776f5395318e3a5c0f248a1.jpg

jhj0112
08-05-2015, 08:32 AM
very nice new toy!!! will that go into your next/bigger/upgraded tank? :biggrin:

BTW very nice aquascaping just like your planted tank.

shiftline
08-05-2015, 09:26 AM
Why thank you! I'll snap some updates pics of the tank tomorrow. I just set up this tank a few months ago so it will be atleast a year before I can justify an upgrade :P

I would however like to to a custom shallow reef with similar dimensions and double the length!

jhj0112
08-05-2015, 06:58 PM
Why thank you! I'll snap some updates pics of the tank tomorrow. I just set up this tank a few months ago so it will be atleast a year before I can justify an upgrade :P

I would however like to to a custom shallow reef with similar dimensions and double the length!

time to conact concept huh?? lol I'm also upgrading mine soon from 34G to 65G.. I'm lately into fishes so no fancy coral for me for a while. I also envy your organizing skills ( both display area and under the tank).. yours will be awesome reef tank given that fact :)

shiftline
08-05-2015, 08:27 PM
Concept is on my next year wish list ;) maybe I just need to win one if their monthly contests haha never know.

I added the mp10qd last night and am very impressed with how much quieter it is compared to the white es driver version I tested last week.

You inspired me to tidy up my stand a bit today as well
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/05/ef5122f73cea2e68f7096fa8f5471e8e.jpg

Top left is my Jabeo dosed, custom optical ato and some test kits.
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Bottom left is all my dosing and ATO containers. I used $2 1 gallon vinegar jugs from the dollar store. The ATO is a 2.5g water jug
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/05/0ef29686471e501e512be831ff3df99d.jpg

Bottom right is storages for all my "fish stuff" atleast the common use stuff (there is a. Giant box of extra stuff in the shed!)
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/05/b912fe140aba84087618f1c278953000.jpg

And last but not least the top right is my favourite cube.. my control centre! Behind it all is a PC ups to take care of any short term power outages. I haven't tested the total runtime but so far the tank hasn't missed a beat. I may put just the mp10 or return pump on battery and the rest on surge only however it will take some special wiring to work with my switch panel
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Now for the tank it self.
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I'm thinking of getting 3 sexy shrimp to hopefully host my carpet anemone
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My porcelain crab as taken a liking to my rock flower
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/05/a8b76f05bb3a5947f465d84e58d46df2.jpg

After the previous tank cracked I lost my lunar eclipse Zoas and decided to pick up some more to replace them
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/05/b0dd54644fa4e2e8cc777ca03008d843.jpg

I spotted a new type of daisy/clove polyp appearing on the rock.. Now their is two different styles. Strange!
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The clowns know to photobomb my shots. Forest fire digi and alpha omega Zoas
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Australian Duncan's - by far my favourite softie
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Special blend of hammers
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Frogspawn to keep the mushrooms in check
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I added a colt coral to the back corner last week. It has a nice blue colour
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Green and pink birds nest
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3 different colours of monti
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Rainbow monti
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African hornets are filling in nicely
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/05/10a1bf8399511b586334943152eb4dc0.jpg

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And my DIY frag rack that will move to my 10g "extra stuff" tank to clean mine up when I get a chance
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/05/cfb26a273ecb763187a4d049d7a65357.jpg
I drilled holes in a strip of acrylic and glued the ends to rocks as my stand :)
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/05/08d197def7f7f8de9a2ebeee81cf857f.jpg

And last but not least. My newest addition the mp10qd
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/05/e93e46ef37c82935c78b3a4f71eecc9d.jpg

shiftline
08-07-2015, 06:05 AM
Last night I had a little issue where the edge of my light got wet... I immediately grabbed it and turned it off. I flipped it over to see the damage and a tiny bit of water made its way in. I wiped off what I could and gave it a quick test... Smoke! I immediately turned it off again and took it apart. Some water got behind the driver board and shorted one of the wires (baaaad day). I express ordered a new driver board to fix the light so all will be well again in about a week then I pop in the new circuit board.

Now being lightless for a week is no fun and something bad (or real good haplened). I ended up splurging on two radion xr15 pro's! I do say they look quite sexy on the tank!

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/06/3927265e1f62c4f3d020bae4820e80df.jpg

Duckhams
08-07-2015, 02:07 PM
Sorry to hear about the light issues, that's frustrating. But it looks like you made a good choice, the radions look great!

shiftline
08-07-2015, 03:53 PM
Thanks Elliot'! On the plus side the new circuit board is already in the mail.. So atleast I can replace it then sell the other light to help fund this one :)

I do say all the features on these new ones are fun to play with!

I started it off with a max of 45%. Then a 4 week acclimation at 40%. So hopefully that does the trick

Right now I have one side with the wide lens and one with the standard to try and decide which way to go

Duckhams
08-07-2015, 04:25 PM
Good plan! It looks like you have the wide lens on the left, there's a little lit spill on the back wall. I'd say the standard lens is your better choice given the dims of your tank. Keep the light in the tank and off the wall! :D You might end up with increased algae growth in the back compartments with the wider lens.

shiftline
08-07-2015, 05:19 PM
Good eye. And that is a very good point! I'll pop the regular lens on and see if covers it all. I think I should be safe.

Do you think 45% for max intensity is about right for my shallow tank?

Duckhams
08-07-2015, 05:24 PM
I think thats a good starting point to see how your corals react. Just keep an eye on them and see how they do over the next couple weeks, then adjust as needed. You're definitely on the right track.

shiftline
08-08-2015, 05:41 AM
Shot of the corals with the blues under the radion xr15's
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/07/b5b9be8decb536372a57946a44b780bc.jpg

shiftline
08-09-2015, 12:36 AM
As I was swapping the standard lens back into the radion I spotted the porcelain crab molting. My little predator looking crab reminded me of predator as he was working on shedding his layer of skin. While I was at it I decided to snap a few new pics
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Today I also picked up 2 new chalice frags, 3 sexy shrimp and a ruby red dragonet

shiftline
08-09-2015, 11:28 PM
Some shots of yesterday's new additions!
Ruby red dragonet
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Sexy shrimp hanging out on my carpet nem
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Two new chalice frags
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blackradon
08-10-2015, 02:08 PM
Tank is looking real nice man! Keep it up!

shiftline
08-10-2015, 11:39 PM
Thanks Blackradon!

Today i felt inspired and decided to do a video update of the tank.
9 Weeks in!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9gjXznILOQ

Enjoy!

shiftline
08-12-2015, 06:44 AM
After spilling some ATO water I slid the tank over to clean it up then decided it was a good time to organize my wires. I velcroed the power bricks to the back of the stand. Better cooling and less clutter behind my switch panel. I even added drip loops!
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/11/dc414ee0a1e36301ee1083cef52a3b63.jpg

jhj0112
08-12-2015, 07:13 AM
very nice!! that is your dog! lol he/she is like asking you for more attention to him/her.. lol. nicely organized.. as I expected :)

shiftline
08-12-2015, 07:46 AM
Haha yes that's little Orion.
Still a pup at just shy of 6 months. Smart little punk!


http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/11/d476f1ed3c5fe8ca468fb9e7011b3a02.jpg
Pro tip: 3M Velcro works awesome for sticking heavy items (30lbs per sq inch!)

Worked perfectly for those heavier power bricks! After spilling water it seemed like a much better plan to get them off the ground and out of an enclosed area

Pro tip #2. If you have hardwood/Laminate/tile. Place a chunk of carpet or those felt sliders under your stands legs so you can slide it out when needed!

shiftline
08-13-2015, 04:08 AM
Today I splurged on one oft favourite fish, a dwarf flam angel. This is my final addition to the tank until I do my figure custom one. (Still may be open to other cool tony inverts ect)

The new guy is beautiful. After acclimation he only his for about 20 min and was out and about exploring the Tank. He also ate with the rest of the fish and gobbled down some MySis! Now fingers crossed that he doesn't nip any corals
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/12/9ce2645997956b8b62c80869d42e6cf4.jpg

shiftline
08-13-2015, 06:03 AM
The pup decided to try on the yellow glasses to Check out the amazing coral colors :)
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/12/a09bf8de49c4395560769ecbfaf73835.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/12/e6fc8337259276a1bcb7b2e4631bdc51.jpg

jhj0112
08-13-2015, 06:12 AM
Lol cute dog

Sent from my SM-G900W8 using Tapatalk

shiftline
08-15-2015, 02:50 AM
I moved my frag rack over to the 10g extra stuff tank .. Now the frag tank!. The display looks much cleaner now!
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/14/dcf05272ced155d03f31d12d58c35720.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/14/05725bf3eda7a7d35785ebaaccfd94a6.jpg

shiftline
08-22-2015, 08:35 AM
Updated full tank shot I snapped today
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/22/44e7b5261f058975fa4baa496bea3f34.jpg

shiftline
08-22-2015, 10:34 PM
Today I picked up a star fish and 2 new chalice frags
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/22/ee27a606c56fcba2b333df37898f776c.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/08/22/4eefcaa10ba2906e2e3f5674105288b4.jpg

Duckhams
09-30-2015, 08:53 PM
Looking good! How are the radions working for you?

shiftline
10-11-2015, 10:29 AM
The radios are doing a fine job! I'm actually on the hunt for another one for a future frag tank :)

I added a few new corals and now my poor tank is packed!
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/11/fe242098ab4a7d2d484d8f9b29a58494.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/11/0d830d932f36fbac20eec806394d1ed7.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/11/6ae83606f379f441b50e644b5600d55c.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/11/d57bf96fafda627493d537e515278b87.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/11/9033abfa4ab967b861089112af7578b2.jpg

Other than a lack of space, corals living in a bucket and a flame angel who nips some polyps the tank is doing awesome!

Duckhams
10-12-2015, 07:40 PM
Time for an upgrade! :D

shiftline
10-12-2015, 07:50 PM
Haha yep. This coral thinks addictive!

Already working on the design for a 5.5-6' shallow reef :)

http://fishtankprojects.com/saltwater/the-6-foot-shallow-reef-project.html

shiftline
11-03-2015, 06:33 AM
It's been a while since I did an update. So I should probably share a few of my new Goodies


Today I picked up a Mars sunset chalice to add to the garden :)
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/02/f2ffeaa7907eb754777c63966b1fa32b.jpg
A few other chalice in the collection
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/02/e4549081e491858efdd471105842fde0.jpg

2 other new ones from the weekend
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/02/f3a8e1eb6f0e94b3f596774fe482c2c1.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/02/409256bad86d967d3df693b97b6e5e49.jpg

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/02/17f7ad5e2c350a56948b254a314dd5d3.jpg

Ohh and a utter chaos from a week or two ago
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/02/4e348cb7d45a7598c665a689ffd1fc3f.jpg

shiftline
11-29-2015, 12:55 AM
It's about 5 months in and I figured I'm far overdue for a quick video update
http://youtu.be/pXgYaYjCLF8