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Old 03-12-2011, 06:47 PM   #991
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here is a quick outline of my two plugs, switch and lamp light control unit. all done in a 7X5X3 box. quick and easy.



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Old 03-12-2011, 08:14 PM   #992
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here is a quick outline of my two plugs, switch and lamp light control unit. all done in a 7X5X3 box. quick and easy.
theres no pic. anyway to pm me the pic,or re-post. your profile shows no pic,its just empty



 
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Old 03-13-2011, 02:51 AM   #993
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OK, my build is done, i had to melt through the plastic by heating a razor with a propane torch, held it with some vice grips. I originally Tried to score it but after like 50 scores i realized it wasn't going to happen that way. Perhaps my project box was thicker than usual, i dunno.
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Old 03-13-2011, 03:02 AM   #994
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A little late to the party, but did some test cuts in my enclosure to figure out what the best way is to cut square holes. What worked best for me was drilling out the corners and taking the coping saw to it. Also, an Xacto knife with one of the serrated blades works, as well - just much slower than the coping saw. Felt like I had more fine control with the Xacto knife, but not the patience to keep on using it, as it was much slower.

Both methods left clean cuts that only needed a light sanding.
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Old 03-15-2011, 02:33 AM   #995
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This temp controller is way cool! Got it hooked up temporarily, still need to build a 'chamber' out of my closet. But even in my bedroom it's Holding steady at 22-23C! I have the probe against one of the carboys:

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Old 03-15-2011, 04:40 PM   #996
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I like the custom ultraviolet radiation barriers!

 
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Old 03-15-2011, 06:17 PM   #997
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Is your beer really that ugly you need to paper bag it???


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Old 03-15-2011, 07:37 PM   #998
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I thought you guys would like the brown paper bags. Watch now, it'll be a HBT trend!

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Old 03-15-2011, 07:51 PM   #999
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here is a quick outline of my two plugs, switch and lamp light control unit. all done in a 7X5X3 box. quick and easy.
where did you find the 110v lamps? i could only find red and blue ones in 12v at radio shack.
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:59 PM   #1000
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where did you find the 110v lamps? i could only find red and blue ones in 12v at radio shack.
That's because Radio Shack sucks. I don't have lamps on my fridge controller, but I used 120V lamps on my HERMS control panel. They were like $1 each from mouser.com.

Shipping might get you on such a small order, though. I bought mine at the same time as I bought a ton of things for the system build.


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