DIY 250w Reflectors

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I saw this on MonsterFishkeepers.com.So I thought I should give it a try .What do you guys think ?

 
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Hi Guys

I have the cad drawings in metric for 400watt if anyone is interested.

Carl
 

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nice i have 3 of these but cant say i built them unfortunatley....
 
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thats a awsome DIY !!
 
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Guys, where do you buy the reflective material that you use on the inside of these reflectors? I live in Kimberley and once again the hardware shops etc thinks I'm crazy when I ask for reflective aluminium sheeting.
 
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Carl I was told to change the position as these will be 250w not 400w.I have spoken to a few guys in the USA and you are correct the position should stay the same .I have changed it now will post some new pic tonight.Thalion I used some marine grade aluminium that I had lying around at work.Its so easy to polish.
 
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Very easy to polish,the more time you take the better the results.Start with some 1200 grit water paper and wet sand the small scratches out.The polish to a nice shine with a cloth buffing wheel and some buffing compound
 

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