Show me your mounted Apex controller!!!

Discussion in 'Aquarium Controllers' started by Steve Maxwell, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. spllbnd2

    spllbnd2 Active Member

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    Very nice ideas here for sure. Following along.

    Cheers,
    Alex
     

  2. FLSharkvictim

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    Broadfield, i HAVE A quick question for you on your build! What kind of Hinges and the size did you use on your Apex control panel? The ones I am looking are these. What are your thoughts>?


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  3. Broadfield

    Broadfield Red Sea Reefer Consultant... Non Affiliated R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    I think those should be perfectly fine. I actually ripped all of mine out... my old mounting was just a quick temporary solution. On my new setup, I did rear mounted hinges.

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    Sweet!
     
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    Very clean, nice job!
     
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    Bob Escher Bye bye freshwater R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    I have mine currently setup inside my stand on a board. Loose wiring and all. Had it protected by a piece of plexiglass. As of this writing I'm having a cabinet made that will sit besides the tank with a glass front
    I'll post a picture of both
     
  8. Bob Escher

    Bob Escher Bye bye freshwater R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Is this the IKEA besta cabinet? I ordered one and it came with no hardware at all after emailing them four times and being on hold for over fours ( two hours each and hung up) I gave and threw it out
    Then after first contacting them three weeks later I get a reply and telling me to resubmit and list every part I was missing nope
     
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    Here is mine mounted in and old equipment rack I refurbished[​IMG]
     
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  10. Roberto Toala

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    Ok so im makimg my own custom stand for the apex set up [​IMG]


    What you guys think
     
  11. Roberto Toala

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    [​IMG]

    Here is the door
     
  12. Roberto Toala

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    [​IMG]

    Mouldings on
     
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    Here is my in the sump room
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    [​IMG]

    Missing the door but this is pretty much final,

    Advise? Should i add the door?
     
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    I like it without the door. Very cool.
     
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  16. Roberto Toala

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    Thanks, it took a bit of work but it was worth it. Total cost was about 40 bucks.
     
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    Here is mine on the Red Sea Reefer 525

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    Following
     
  19. Roberto Toala

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    Alright wife made me put a door

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    I agree with your wife. Looks very nice...good job.
     
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