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Forum: DIY 05-24-2007, 08:43 AM
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Posted By icereefer
Freehand!

Freehand!
Forum: DIY 05-22-2007, 11:54 PM
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Posted By icereefer
Well I finally Got it done, this first photo is...

Well I finally Got it done, this first photo is of the hardware I put on my doors I went with the little seahorse handles, I've used these before and like them.
first off when you screw your hinges...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,178
Posted By icereefer
Well I got all my trim on tonite, Heres a corner...

Well I got all my trim on tonite, Heres a corner shot of my stand with the trim done.
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d92/Jim-Durso-/Sumpfor75gal092.jpg
and for those wondering what those little...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,178
Posted By icereefer
Well I got off work a little early because it was...

Well I got off work a little early because it was kind of hard to get around today because of are so called blizzard....LOL.
Well first I got my panel on my stand...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,178
Posted By icereefer
Once I had that done I needed to cut my floor in...

Once I had that done I needed to cut my floor in for my sump, here's a traced shot and one that I cut, using my saber...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2007, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,178
Posted By icereefer
Well the next step was getting the frame done, I...

Well the next step was getting the frame done, I made the top out of 2x6, the legs 2x4, and the rest of the frame 2x3, I 45 degreed all my frame pieces so every thing would keep square.
And to help...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,178
Posted By icereefer
then I primered it because the top will be black...

then I primered it because the top will be black to match the tank. once I'm finished I will be adding a designed trim edge to the...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,178
Posted By icereefer
ok my stand for my 75

Well here I go again, starting another project.
I'm pretty much a DIY hobbyist, I get more out of building something for my tank then going out and buy it plus this way I can build it to my needs and...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,638
Posted By icereefer
yeah you can still get weld-on # 3,4,16,10 and...

yeah you can still get weld-on # 3,4,16,10 and 40.
and myself I use clamps I have clamp that will expand up to 8' if needed, and clearance of up to 32".
later I'll post my bubble trap media box my...
Forum: DIY 05-21-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,638
Posted By icereefer
and this is a picture of my sump/refuge all...

and this is a picture of my sump/refuge all done.
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d92/Jim-Durso-/Sumpfor75gal-1.jpg
well I guess it's really not done till it's been labeled.......LOL.
...
Forum: DIY 05-21-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,638
Posted By icereefer
once I drilled my holes I ran my piece threw my...

once I drilled my holes I ran my piece threw my table saw to get the size I needed then I rounded the ends with my disc...
Forum: DIY 05-21-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,638
Posted By icereefer
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d92/Jim-Durso-/S...

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d92/Jim-Durso-/Sumpfor75gal036.jpg
and on the left side on my sump you can see he cut my teeth down on my baffles and broke 2 of the teeth off.:12: good thing this...
Forum: DIY 05-21-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,638
Posted By icereefer
here in this photo you can see adding my valve...

here in this photo you can see adding my valve mod I need to cut out more of the area on the top so my Valve mod with fit.
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d92/Jim-Durso-/Sumpfor75gal024.jpg
and in...
Forum: DIY 05-21-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,638
Posted By icereefer
once I make my cuts the cutted edges are kind of...

once I make my cuts the cutted edges are kind of rough, so what I do is use a method some call it heat or torch polishing the cut edges.
it takes a little practice so try it first on some scrap...
Forum: DIY 05-21-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,638
Posted By icereefer
this is a picture of the jig I made from an Idea...

this is a picture of the jig I made from an Idea I got off anothers web site for keeping straight line on your slot...
Forum: DIY 05-21-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,638
Posted By icereefer
ok this is some shots of my bubble trap box I...

ok this is some shots of my bubble trap box I made out of 3/16 smoked colored acrylic.
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d92/Jim-Durso-/Sumpfor75gal006.jpg

this is a shot of my spillway and outlet...
Forum: DIY 05-21-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,638
Posted By icereefer
My sump I built for my 75 gal.

Well I figured I'd do a start to finish on my sump I'm built for my 75 gal for anyone that wants to see how to work with Acrylic.
Well first off I guess we should go over the tools needed, or at...
Forum: Photos 05-20-2007, 11:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 82,638
Posted By icereefer
are you using a USM 100mm. awesome shots.

are you using a USM 100mm. awesome shots.
Forum: Photos 05-20-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 82,638
Posted By icereefer
here's a few for yeah. ...

here's a few for yeah.

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d92/Jim-Durso-/IMG_0013.jpg

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d92/Jim-Durso-/IMG_0010.jpg
...
Forum: Reef Discussion 05-20-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 29,860
Posted By icereefer
I've been a DSB reefer since the early 80, DSB's...

I've been a DSB reefer since the early 80, DSB's are great never had a problem you just have to make sure you have a good clean up crew, stay away from sand sifters like diamond gobies and sifting...
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