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08-05-2015 07:49 PM
evil nick do you know how jealous this makes me??? DO YOU?

Mostly because I wanted to make an acrylic but man the sheets alone are massive dough.

Looks awesome though. Wish I could do it.
08-04-2015 03:23 PM
mountaindew
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Originally Posted by mistergreen View Post
You should be able to edit old posts.

btw. Where did you get the acrylic cylinders body?

oops!
I guess I was looking at another forum where there was no edit option for old posts.
Thanks for heads up.
08-02-2015 07:24 PM
mistergreen You should be able to edit old posts.

btw. Where did you get the acrylic cylinders body?
08-02-2015 04:05 PM
mountaindew
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Originally Posted by dru View Post
Massive amounts of want!

Sidenote: Imgur is a pretty decent, free hosting site

Thanks for input!
How do I reconnect all the links if I use a new file site?
I cant edit the original thread posts anymore, any advice would be great.
07-25-2015 06:08 PM
dru
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Originally Posted by mountaindew View Post
Designed and fabricated a nano size reactor.
This size would be more suitable for small displays

Next size smaller would be a bubble counter
md
Massive amounts of want!

Sidenote: Imgur is a pretty decent, free hosting site
07-24-2015 03:00 AM
GraphicGr8s Glad to see you back MD. You're absence was duly noted.
07-23-2015 02:52 PM
mountaindew
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Originally Posted by BDoss1985 View Post
Such an awesome job, I cant even build a simple tank stand without a little cardboard under the leg to level it out lol. (But on the other hand i'm so paranoid they're usually sturdy enough to withstand an elephant stampede)

I can't imagine doing such precise work.


Thanks

Bump: I a note to forum and thread readers.
The pictures in this thread will be lost in about 2 months because Comcast is removing all personal web pages and associated files. If the thread is to retain the pictures the forum would need to store the pictures locally!
Sorry for the problem. I have used this method for so many years and all will be lost
09-26-2014 09:37 PM
BDoss1985 Such an awesome job, I cant even build a simple tank stand without a little cardboard under the leg to level it out lol. (But on the other hand i'm so paranoid they're usually sturdy enough to withstand an elephant stampede)

I can't imagine doing such precise work.
09-26-2014 12:16 PM
saiko or they could well become pico-canister filters!!
Awesome job.
09-19-2014 02:55 AM
steeltkb Wow!
09-17-2014 12:28 PM
mountaindew Designed and fabricated a nano size reactor.
This size would be more suitable for small displays

Next size smaller would be a bubble counter
md
08-24-2014 05:01 AM
nickao You two can trade. Just an option.
08-23-2014 12:53 PM
mountaindew
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Originally Posted by HunterX View Post
I won't one. How much?
Will let you know!
Looking at some of your work gets me going.
I don't always see these threads or what others do.
I tend to isolate a little to avoid being influence by creepy people like the one that attacks me here!
Anyway I have it noted and will look your work over closely
Your doing an awesome project. One that many have on drawing board but few if any ever developed or finished.
md
08-23-2014 12:37 PM
mountaindew
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Originally Posted by MadDiscus View Post
awesome and well done!!! subcribed to your thread.

I bought a Dewalt dw621 router only on CL, no bits at all. question, may be 2.
What kind of bits do you recommand to buy for acrylic works?
Will I be able to attach my router to any Craftman, Skils, Black Decker table saw?

thank you,
Tony
Hi Tony
Thanks

I use mostly large 2 flute carbide bits to size and edge sheets.
Whiteside, osg, Freud brand and spiral bits for pattern work.
This thread details a great deal on working with this material.
The example shows a display tank but the methods are used for most acrylic fabrications. This thread I am told is one of the best for tank fabrication on the net. Take careful notes every step can me important and practice is required just like the thread details.
The table saw shown in this thread is a very light duty saw and required extensive modification for my use. I added the router tables and fences myself for the varied things I do. To recommend a tool is hard because of preference and need. If I was to purchase again I would by a big heavy solid expensive saw. This allows for more precise work by reducing vibration and flex when sawing or routing.

Be safe, do lots of research online and have fun learning.
md
08-23-2014 12:15 PM
mountaindew
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Originally Posted by hydrophyte View Post
Your designs are awesome!

The time is ripe for this kind of boutique manufacture (like is already established for high end reef tank products) for planted tank equipment. People will totally buy your stuff.
Thanks for the great compliment.
I see so much done by you and others , its hard to stand out.
Currently testing and developing a little more to offer a complete product line. "much like you " . I like to design and prototype more then mass production and sales. My hands remind me of this if I forget!
Looking at selling the models and methods to make so others can build and sell.

Thanks again!
md
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