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Old 09-30-2011, 04:32 PM   #1731
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lol no.

how was i supposed to know that it was going to be this big?
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Old 09-30-2011, 04:35 PM   #1732
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Don't feel bad, I am having to rethink how I will hang my DIY 4' 6 Lamp T5HO fixture now that I have it completed. Had it all planned out until i lifted one end by the steel cable and realized, toggle bolts are not going to hold this monster. LOL I will post some pics when it is up and running.
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Old 09-30-2011, 04:39 PM   #1733
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mind if i ask how much was spent for a diy light?
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Old 09-30-2011, 04:43 PM   #1734
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So far about $30 but I haven't bought the lamps yet. LOL I used a fixture that was damaged in shipment. It is designed for warehouses and to hung about 30' off the floor. I modified it to make it narrower (now about 18" wide) and then build a nice shroud around it out of MDF.
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sweet deal. hard to beat that.
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Old 09-30-2011, 05:02 PM   #1736
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I had a lot of leftover scraps stacked up in the garage from some of my woodworking project. My first was a desk/entertainment center. Thank a island for my kitchen, then an Adirondack chair and matching table..... LOL I love to spend my weekends in the garage. Here are a couple of pics.
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Old 09-30-2011, 05:11 PM   #1737
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nice work!

have you seen my motorcycle? i did all that. its rough when you get close to it but looks pretty cool from a distance.
i dont have any wood working tools. ive often though about getting some. i could build some half *** ed stuff for the fish then.

kio, you where not too far away from the flow of the bathtub. makes me wonder how you knew that.

i did a 30 count and let the faucet flow into a bucket then weighed it. bathtub was 36lbs after a loose 30 second count. the sink was 17 lbs after another loose 30second count. 13.5 gallons a minute=810gph. could this 2" overflow do more? idk, i suppose i can break out a garden hose and bring it in from the outside faucet.
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Old 09-30-2011, 05:12 PM   #1738
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Hey coffeetwitch, don't know if this will be any help at all, but I've got some formulas in a little pocket reference book, and a few of them deal with water in pipes.

Hopefully it won't just make things more confusing lol.

it was very helpful thank you.
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Old 09-30-2011, 05:15 PM   #1739
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No I haven't seen your bike would would love to. I have always wanted to restore a 69 Z28. That was my dream car when I was in High School. LOL After finding out my wife was expecting our third child 14 years ago, I decided I needed to build a couple rooms in our basement. While doing that, I found I loved it. From there I did tons of home improvement project. About 5 years ago, I decided to try furniture. I always start by drawing up my own plans in AutoCAD then try to build it. Then I look at how close I came to plans I could have gotten on line. LOL
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so now more questions. again.

run the two overflows? one for just the fuge and one just for the skimmer?
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only run the big one i just got done testing and run some t's?
if i do this one, should i "t" off the return or "y" off the overflow's line to get the water to each of the compartments?
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