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willieturnip 11-03-2009 06:36 PM

150 build - Picture heavy, be warned..
 
No pictures of the move, the sheer weight of this thing took my full attention. There were a few problems when it was a foot over in the car, but that was solved with an open boot and rope.

It's a custom built 150 gallon 5x2x2 with 14mm glass.

Here are some deceiving pictures just after the move.

http://img262.imageshack.us/img262/1300/dsc00106g.jpg

http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/5627/dsc00107b.jpg


Giving her a quick rub down.

http://img262.imageshack.us/img262/5182/dsc00108bo.jpg


Building the stand took well into the early hours.

http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/1656/dsc00109zo.jpg

willieturnip 11-03-2009 06:38 PM

http://img44.imageshack.us/img44/8617/dsc00110wz.jpg



Luckily I had some spare power compact fixtures...

http://img255.imageshack.us/img255/6350/dsc00111m.jpg


Using the popular "grew and slue" technique after a few cold ones.

http://img213.imageshack.us/img213/5822/dsc00112w.jpg


The following morning.

http://img188.imageshack.us/img188/9853/dsc00113rp.jpg


She's inside!

http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/7466/dsc00114h.jpg



More to come in the next exciting installment!

Any suggestions for stocking? :-P


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