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  1. jccaclimber replied to the thread Lighting.

    1) If you can't afford to do it the way you want once, can you afford to do it twice? 2) If permissible (salt spray concerns) lower the...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 11:21 PM
  2. jccaclimber replied to the thread Moving in from Texas.

    I started with 6061 T6 solid round. The knurl has good bite, but it was a small diameter forming type bump knurl, pretty much the...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 11:13 PM
  3. jccaclimber replied to the thread Moving in from Texas.

    This is a great solution.

    Jan 17, 2019 at 12:16 PM
  4. jccaclimber replied to the thread Moving in from Texas.

    Just the hex portion. Sure I could lay it out manually, but with no rotary table this was way faster.

    Jan 17, 2019 at 12:15 PM
  5. jccaclimber replied to the thread Moving in from Texas.

    Good thing you know someone you can borrow one from. I did get a request from a friend to make more of these, but it isn't cost...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 7:52 AM
  6. jccaclimber replied to the thread Moving in from Texas.

    Can you expand on that? While I'm a proponent of greasing o rings and gaskets the overflow pipes can still make them shift and lift an...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 10:34 PM
  7. jccaclimber attached a file to the thread Moving in from Texas.

    Parts didn't come in today so I made a bulkhead tool for hand tightening instead: [ATTACH]

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  8. jccaclimber replied to the thread Thinking about a new tank.....

    I'm late to the party and mainlybreinfircing what was said above but here goes: 1) Yes, 24" really is that much easier to 'scape than...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 12:02 AM
  9. jccaclimber replied to the thread Plastic Cutting Board for Glass Tank Bottom?.

    I wonder if the thickness had much to do with that. The OP referenced material 3x that thickness.

    Jan 14, 2019 at 11:33 PM
  10. jccaclimber replied to the thread Plastic Cutting Board for Glass Tank Bottom?.

    Sure, give me something else I need to worry about now! If you aren't bare bottom I wonder if sand would catch part of the impact?...

    Jan 14, 2019 at 9:24 PM
  11. jccaclimber replied to the thread Trident!.

    Careful with those stickers. I hear they add horsepower and you'll need a chiller if you keep that up. I wonder what happens if you put...

    Jan 14, 2019 at 8:41 PM
  12. jccaclimber replied to the thread Moving in from Texas.

    I did find a blatant mistake. I got an XF 230 instead of an XF 250, so not enough flow I'll have to grab another circulation pump from...

    Jan 13, 2019 at 8:23 PM
  13. jccaclimber attached a file to the thread Moving in from Texas.

    A couple subtle changes to the rocks. Good news, I received permission to put a couple holes in the ceiling, so I should have lights up...

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  14. jccaclimber attached a file to the thread Moving in from Texas.

    It's been a busy weekend. Still behind, but closer. I drilled the stand for the holes in the tank, then lowered the tank down to the...

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  15. jccaclimber replied to the thread Trident!.

    I think I'm about 2 steps shy of you heading down the rabbit hole. The value of BRS dosing pumps has held me do far (using 5, adding...

    Jan 13, 2019 at 12:16 PM