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Old 10-29-2012, 12:11 AM
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Alright everyone! im back from work and its time to get back into the swing of things, I got dealines to make and to get things started off right its picture time!!

and in the spirit of Halloween i thought i might post up this guy!

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Old 11-05-2012, 11:59 PM
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Let the fun begin!!

I picked up a whole bunch of stuff today, this should keep my attention for the next day or two as the tank transforms its self!!


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Old 11-06-2012, 02:35 AM
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Love the stand idea, very cool. Your a little behind the time line better get crackalackin.
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:54 AM
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Thanks Grizz, and yes i do have a bit of catch up to do but here is what ive got done so far

I got the glass for the overflow drilled and cleaned up





Then i got to putting the whole thing together and i was trying to match the seams to the tank, very minimalistic, and considering its not going to have much volume in the overflow i think ill do just fine







Now do you guys remember the fans and the heater vent that i had on the desk in the previous picture? well this is what I plan on doing with those. (A big thanks to Enigma for the idea on the heater vent!)



Then i wired them up rather crudely to a USB to make sure everything worked and was blowing the right way



Then i got them all secured and wire tucked away, now they are ready for the transplant into the sump cabinet



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Old 11-07-2012, 07:30 AM
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And this evening begins!









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Old 11-10-2012, 09:12 PM
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Today we tackle a few things, starting with the glass that needs to be drilled and cut for an overflow and wavebox, then the plumbing!

The hole for the wave box



Next is my return line



Then the overflow, untill i realized that i needed a new dremel bit to cut the glass



soooooo then i moved on to the plumbing!







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Old 11-10-2012, 11:22 PM
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Plumbing and custom stand is looking fantastic so far.
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:45 PM
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Plumbing and custom stand is looking fantastic so far.
Thanks!! im just starting to realize just how packed its going to be in there, looks like im going to have to plan it out a little more to make sure i dont have issues with getting it all in there haha
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Old 11-11-2012, 12:37 AM
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Oooohhh, pretty plumbing!
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Old 11-14-2012, 01:49 PM
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Hey guys, heres an update on the tank! ITS ACTUALLY A TANK NOW!!!

i spend the last day cutting and setting and being stupidly anal about the silicone but its all done now! i just have to clean it up a bit and then its ready for the last stages of plumbing and then water!!








I also got my sump plumbed to the bottom of the desk, i used flex line to make sure that if anything shifted it would have the room to move and not break things and stress stuff. I also plan on putting in hard wood in the house in the next 4 months so im not sure if that will effect it in anyway but i thought i would be safe rather then sorry





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