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Old 08-22-2012, 05:31 PM   #21
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So you are building a tank based off of a creature that lives in a mechanical suit from Dr Who?
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:49 PM   #22
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So you are building a tank based off of a creature that lives in a mechanical suit from Dr Who?
lol yep, that's what she's doin!
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So the tank is going to have tons of seams at all viewing angles?
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Old 08-22-2012, 11:28 PM   #24
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octagon tank, 8 seams, thats why i was thinking about acrylic, but where its tapered to the top idk if that will make it 2 hard...
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Old 08-22-2012, 11:47 PM   #25
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So you are building a tank based off of a creature that lives in a mechanical suit from Dr Who?
no, building a tank and stand based on the mechanical suit. i guess i need to draw up my idea so that everyone has a clearer view of my vision. something to work on 2nite i guess... ill post a pic of my drawing once i have it done. but the "skirt" will be a stand/cabinet to hold supplies, the tank will be the neck and shoulders, with the part holding the gun ad plunger mounted to the front of the skirt in front of the tank, and the dome will act as the hood with access door for deeding and light control...
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Old 08-23-2012, 01:29 AM   #26
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Old 08-24-2012, 02:41 AM   #27
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Mock up is almost done, the mini one @ least...

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Made of cardboard, ducttape, soda bottle, packing tape, and electrical tape. Ya, i love tape. Oh, and 37 upholstry nails...
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Looks good! And I have to say, duct tape is pretty much the best thing ever. I have a duct tape miniskirt laying around somewhere.
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This is what greated my bf this morning. Lol he thought it was cute.
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ok... another update. a few things have changed from the original plans... such as the tank will now be acrylic, the rest wood as planned, except maybe the dome... i have decided on filter, heater, light, sand, no idea on plants yet (any suggestions) and some decor, as well as having changed stock. it will now, hopefully, house 3 (2 if they pair) leopoldi angelfish, 3, maybe 4 kuhli loach, and a small colony of rcs (yes i know they will be eaten, that is their purpose) on black sand...

right now im working in a full size base, out of cardboardto be used as templates for cutting later. ill post pics when im done for the night!
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