Finally first DIY hanging light fixture

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    lilmatty5dimes

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    So, I've finally got my first DIYer for reefing done. I took 2 3/4" EMT tubing from lowes and put a 90 degree bend with a manual bender. Drilled 4 1/4" holes to put 1/4" eyelets bolts in to hang them. Grab some yo yo hanging kit at a garden store down in Melbourne which lets me move the ficture up nad down with maintance and to left it higher or lower. And the results is ....................
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    yo yo hanging kit and bolts up top
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    on top of the fixture
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    left side
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    right side
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    And FTS
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    Wow sweet looking set up!!! Yeah I'm about to start my first DIY going to build a 20 gallon sump. Mad props for doing it yourself
     
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    MikeG Ex-Member

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    That is a great looking job. Well done.:Cheers:
     
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    Shishimom thanks. That's the next project 20g long sump have everything but need to get my skimmer to make the baffles and all the sections but that's $300 so I'm selling some stuff to get some money.
    Thanks mike. The hardest part was painting the darn thing but hopefully it hold.
     
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    Looking good.
     
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    How do you open that cabinet?
     
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    lilmatty5dimes

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    Thanks smitty trying to get it looking like yours.
    Cvcdrk I just open on the other side. That's where the kitchen is.
     
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    LoveJC03 Reef Enthusiast

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    Turned out good! Looks just like the ones my bf made for our old tank. Great job!
     
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    Jimboaf We can build it

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    Just want to thank you for posting something like this. This is exactly what I been looking for.
     
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    yup no problem. thats what the forum is all about.
     
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