Christo's DIY 12xT5 Light Hood

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  1. Christo

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    Hi guys!

    So here is my new Project! A T5 Light hood containing 12x Tubes!

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    The parts arived Last week!

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    Looks awesome, well done
     
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    If you don't mind what did it cost?
     
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    Very nice.
     
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    Thanks Guys!

    The Aluminiun and Bending Cost me R2200!
     
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    Not to badly priced, looks like a neat job with the bending
     
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    So I did some work on it Yesterday!

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    The Timmers and Ballasts fitted! Need to do the wirring Tonight!

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    Awesome piece of engineering!!
     
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    Well done.
    I like the timers on their own DIN rail. Well thought out. Looks bloody good.

    Now just the end caps and the wires.
     
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    AWESOME!!!

    Well done
     
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    All i can say is WOW! Super neat DIY! CAnt wait to see it finished!

    What thickness aluminium did you use? Any idea what the unit will weigh when it is done?
     
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    @Christo...will you build one for me...will pay
     
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    @Drewton Its 2mm Aluminum. it ways roughly 36kg.
     
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    Thanks for all the Comments Guys!
     
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    @Ridwaan The Unit size is 1750 x 750!
     
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    Did the wirring!

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    End Caps and Tubes Fitted!!

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    Lights on!!

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