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Old 03-23-2009, 09:52 PM   #1
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Default Brutus Build Controller Box?

I'm building a Brutus 10 system and would like to enclose my Love Temp controllers in an Enclosed box.

Any ideas of what to buy? Is there something that is already made that I can buy?


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Old 03-23-2009, 10:04 PM   #2
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Something along these lines?
Project Enclosure (8x6x3") - RadioShack.com


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Old 03-23-2009, 10:08 PM   #3
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No, I'm actually looking for a metal enclosure. Any ideas?
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:53 PM   #4
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Ebay is your friend, search NEMA rated boxes , several of us use those , I bought one for $75 bucks a couple of years ago, mine is 16"x16"x 8" deep , but you could use a smaller one depending on what you have going on.
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+ 1 to Ebay. $50 for the enclosure in my gallery.
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Ebay NEMA Enclosures
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+ 1 to Ebay. $50 for the enclosure in my gallery.
Gordie: what are the dimensions of your NEMA box?
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I just picked up an 18"x24" NEMA 3R for $36 shipped.
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Old 03-27-2009, 02:07 AM   #9
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just go to an electric supply house and get a box, they have all sizes with no holes in them you use a step drill make what ever holes you need. I have gotten a 6"x6"x"4 for $7 and a 18x18x6 for $25ish. Both are really nice looking and no bs.
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Hey Guversm. Its roughly 16x12x6. I wouldn't go any smaller. I'm adding a DC circuit to light some LED's and while I thought I had tons of room, I need to add two new 8-circuit busses and more wiring and its getting tighter than I want. Bigger control panels are more manly anyway...


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