X600DT Build Thread

Discussion in 'Anything DIY Related' started by xtreme, 29 Jul 2011.

  1. xtreme

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    Received my 16mm Chipboard today with 1mm pvc black edging on visible sides

    Was precut and edge for me to my specs

    DT 152cmL x 82cmW

    Cabinet 152cmLx 86.7cmW and 73.2cmH
    Plastic legs with height of 3cm
    Using Black coated Rino board screws 4cmL

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    That is so far ,lol, now I will decide what to do further
     
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  3. coswecanfly

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    600l on that chipboard? All I can say is good luck... Moisture is going to make it swell up and become weak... Put a metal frame inside... just my 2c's
     
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    @coswecanfly Just keep following, you will see soon enough ;)
     
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    what are you going to use to seal the wood? i dont doubt it will hold the tank, but chipboard in general is not friends with water..

    i personally use shutterply as it is a little more robust..

    cant wait to see whats potting >)
     
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    The only wood I would ever use for the frame that carries the weight is marine ply covered by fibreglass...
     
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