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Old 09-21-2013, 01:55 AM   #1
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Here's my toolbox controller. I know a lot of people recommend getting massive enclosures to have lots of space for the components, but I wanted mine as compact as possible. With some careful measuring and planning I think I pulled it off. I still need to get two more PID controllers for it, but they should just drop in place.







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Old 09-21-2013, 01:56 AM   #2
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What? That's rad! I want.

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Old 09-21-2013, 03:28 AM   #3
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Nice! Way more economical than the "massive" enclosures. How hard was it to get all of the wiring inside the box?

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Well done!

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Sweeeeeeeeeeeeet !!!!

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I like that! I've been tossing the idea about moving up from 120v to 220v, I hadn't considered using a tool box like that. Thanks for the idea.

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Nice! Way more economical than the "massive" enclosures. How hard was it to get all of the wiring inside the box?
I dare the OP to post a pic of the inside.

Great build. I built one a while back, but mine doesn't have nearly as much stuff as yours.
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I dare the OP to post a pic of the inside.

Great build. I built one a while back, but mine doesn't have nearly as much stuff as yours.
I'm interested too, let's see the inside!
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Wiring wasn't difficult at all. I did have to make custom plates for the contactors to bolt down to the bottom.



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Much cleaner that what I was expecting. Nice job.

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