Show Me Your Equipment Cabinets

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself (DIY)' started by BfishLpond78, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. David Cher

    David Cher Well-Known Member

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    for the cable box what dimension did you use ?
     

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    samnaz Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    This is just too cool.
     
  5. Honeycombz

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    Right! Got some corner braces with magnets on them and the false wall has magnets epoxied on the back
     
  6. samnaz

    samnaz Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    I want to try something similar to your masterpiece but I don't even know what corner braces or false walls are... I guess I should stick with the keep it simple stupid principle. Aka boring.
     
  7. Honeycombz

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    Imma shoot you a pm
     
  8. LoneStarReef

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    Quick question: I would like to mount my Apex in my office closet about 12 feet from my tank. Is it possible to mount it so far away? I sssume the power bar would have to be mounted near the tank.
     
  9. pelphrey

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    Little update. The cabinet I bought worked, and since I am not in there often I could have kept it. However, I had a reason to buy some more tools (pocket hole kit) and build a new one!

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    New cabinet in place. Still a mess, but not nearly as bad. Much easier to remove the side panel and have complete access to the cabinet and get behind the tank.
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  10. caver

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    Great cabinets give me some ideas for my own
     
  11. enveetie

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    People always ask to see my cabinet, I tell them no. :D
     
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    Rakie Federal Coral Reserve R2R Supporter SCMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    @CoralNerd read this thread. or look at the pictures.
     
  13. Centerline

    Centerline Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Lol...
     
  14. s2nhle

    s2nhle Well-Known Member

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    Awesome. Thanks,
     
  15. J Rog

    J Rog Well-Known Member

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    Great thread! I have been looking for ideas. Just started my new build. This is what I'm working with so far.. the only thing mounted in it is the power.. hoping to have my cabinet done this weekend..

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  16. Giraffe0621

    Giraffe0621 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Looks good! Can I ask where you found that cabinet?
     
  17. J Rog

    J Rog Well-Known Member

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    Got it at target

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    They had it on sale at local store and I got it for like $130. I didnt install the drawer because that's where my power is installed. Then I got some rack mount rails from Amazon and fit the power strips perfectly. I can send the link for the rack mount rails if you need it
     
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    Nice looking Build, would like to follow this one. Have you started a thread ?
     
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