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Looking good. Might be optical illusion in photo but check clearances with back wall and at right side overflow
Yea the one piece is pretty close, I’ll probably move it further forwarded in the final scape. My goal is to get some rubble rock and smaller rocks and sculpting clay to make arches.
 
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Cheers from OKC.... going to be a little busy with travel for work the next week or so. Should hopefully be installing a sump when I get back.
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With my scape and corner overflows, no. T5s cover it all well. Kessils were dead center of each of the 3 sections when I only had 3. For example, the Duncan on the lower left tripled in size and had no shading.

Excuse the mess. Putting new sump in this weekend. Also, the additional 3 kessils only just got fired up yesterday due to bracket shipping delays.

This is T5 only.

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nice much neater than mine!
 

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If you all are curious on how your Apex’s and WiFi systems work so fast and how you can connect to them from anywhere.... this is how. Telecom work definitely takes you to some crazy places
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I do not miss that at all lol.

Got me a nice office job in telecom now lol.
 
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I do not miss that at all lol.

Got me a nice office job in telecom now lol.
Yea I’m more on the federal compliance side, so I do 50/50 travel and office work. Primarily theoretical desktop modeling and then mitigation work on site. But I’m also trained in install work so I know a lot of what’s going on on my sites.
 

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Yea I’m more on the federal compliance side, so I do 50/50 travel and office work. Primarily theoretical desktop modeling and then mitigation work on site. But I’m also trained in install work so I know a lot of what’s going on on my sites.
The best part of being in the office is the techs, PMs and PgMs cannot bs me. I did what all of them did lol.
 
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The best part of being in the office is the techs, PMs and PgMs cannot bs me. I did what all of them did lol.
Haha I know how you feel, especially the vendors and clients asking for us to look the other direction on things so they don’t have to spend more money on the BS they pull on a daily basis
 
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Also, an update on the build. I picked up some bindi and I’m going to fill in any separation points in the bottom half of the stand and then sand it down to be primed for waterproof painting. I was a dingus with some of the cuts and cut them a bit too long. So the bindi will work well in filling in those seams and then painting over it to give it a nice finish.
 
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