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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-14-2014, 11:19 PM Thread Starter
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DIY ADA 90-P style stand version "red"

Just finished painting this thing with 4 coats sprayed. Took me a good two weeks to build, prime, and paint but it was worth it.




This is the frame for the DIY LED fixture that will be hanging over the tank. I will be inserting frosted glass in the frame.



This is a sneak peak of the emitter I will using on the fixture. I currently trying to source a 50-60deg reflector for it.
http://www.digikey.com/product-searc...&formaction=on

3600 lumens @ 1A and 90CRI =

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Wow this is awesome. What kind of lumber did you use?
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Wow this is awesome. What kind of lumber did you use?
Thanks! I used 3/4" birch plywood. The top is reinforced to the sides with triangle hardwood strips. Should be able to hold the ~550lbs of a full 90P with a good 50lbs of substrate.
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Great looking stand. Do you have any updated photos with the stand and tank?

p.s. I see you've got the jeep to match

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Great looking stand. Do you have any updated photos with the stand and tank?

p.s. I see you've got the jeep to match
Thanks, I did a leak test the other day but forgot to take a pic. I want to have the tank running this weekend as I now have plants incoming so should have something by Sunday.

The Jeep was actually my father-in-law's. Stand was built at his house because he has a huge woodshop including a spray machine. He sadly sold it a week after the picture was taken.
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Great build. But why red?
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Great build. But why red?
Because red is awesome?
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This is awesome!! Do you mind if I ask where you got your plans from?
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