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Old 01-12-2009, 04:56 PM   #1
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Anyone have a suggestion for a cheap contol panel box for a brutus type control panel? Looking for something a little more enclosed than Lonnie Mac's single side panel.

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Old 01-12-2009, 05:29 PM   #2
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I'm using a 50 cal ammo can... but I'm still getting the parts together for it. I'll use a dremel to cut the metal. We'll see! (Ammo can was $5)

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Good idea- I was going to say awhile back walmart had heavy duty plastic ammo crates with paintballs- got one or two, was going to use it in a water proof project but went another route. I'd also look at reuse it stores for electrical panel boxes...

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The larger (12X12) junction boxes do look nice when you are done with them (Judging by Pol's pictures) but cost $25-30.

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Ebay. I got a stainless NEMA 4/12 enclosure for $50.

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I'm making mine out of 1/2" baltic birch plywood. Got a 2' X 4' foot sheet at Menards, not too expensive. I'll be posting pictures as time goes on.

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