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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #105 on: February 21, 2017, 08:59:46 AM »
The price of trying to have a job while working on another...  Did you ask the freight company if they could hold back the shipment?  I'm guessing they may not be able to, but worth a shot to ask.

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #106 on: February 21, 2017, 09:06:58 AM »
The price of trying to have a job while working on another...  Did you ask the freight company if they could hold back the shipment?  I'm guessing they may not be able to, but worth a shot to ask.

Thes best they could do was hold delivery until Thursday. It's cool though. My boss knows what I'm up to, so he's going to run my meeting for me and I'll be working from home.

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #107 on: February 22, 2017, 07:40:22 PM »
Got a 900lb present today!



And like I said, I wasn't planning on getting this for a few more weeks. The area of the basement I'll be setting this up in isn't finished yet. I'll be quarantining off a rather large section and throwing up some ceiling to create a barrier from the insulation. The big white thing to the left is the 115 gallon reservoir. All that metal on top of the table saw is the stuff for the main rack.


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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #108 on: February 23, 2017, 04:07:58 AM »
Time to get to work

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #109 on: February 23, 2017, 09:12:57 AM »
The area of the basement I'll be setting this up in isn't finished yet. I'll be quarantining off a rather large section and throwing up some ceiling to create a barrier from the insulation. The big white thing to the left is the 115 gallon reservoir. All that metal on top of the table saw is the stuff for the main rack.
Yes, but more importantly, we all want to know how the ironing board and the Christmas tree in a box fit in.
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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #110 on: February 23, 2017, 09:24:58 AM »
The area of the basement I'll be setting this up in isn't finished yet. I'll be quarantining off a rather large section and throwing up some ceiling to create a barrier from the insulation. The big white thing to the left is the 115 gallon reservoir. All that metal on top of the table saw is the stuff for the main rack.
Yes, but more importantly, we all want to know how the ironing board and the Christmas tree in a box fit in.

It also seems like Chino is practicing his graffiti skills.  :lol

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #111 on: March 20, 2017, 10:23:47 AM »
I certified myself as an electrician this weekend.


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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #112 on: March 20, 2017, 10:44:35 AM »
So cool.  I'm glad you are keeping us updated so we can feel like we are in some way connected with this whole project.
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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #113 on: March 20, 2017, 10:46:19 AM »
I certified myself as an electrician this weekend.

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #114 on: March 20, 2017, 10:47:06 AM »
So cool.  I'm glad you are keeping us updated so we can feel like we are in some way connected with this whole project.

 :tup Just wait until I need legal advice!  ;)

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #115 on: April 27, 2017, 10:26:45 AM »
Having the flu set me back a bit, but I'm almost done with this thing. I still have to illuminate the top-most level. That lighting will be mounted directly to the ceiling rather than the rack, but first, I need to screw in some sheets of plywood to act as a barrier between the system and the insulation.

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #116 on: April 27, 2017, 10:29:59 AM »
I've seen Zydar's seeding station, and it looks nothing like that..... there's a lot more fur.
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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #117 on: May 01, 2017, 07:51:52 AM »
Got all the lighting installed as well as all the feed lines and valves. All I have left on this setup is the plumbing for the pumps, timing system, and monitoring system.




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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #118 on: May 01, 2017, 08:02:54 AM »
Looks good  :tup

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #119 on: May 01, 2017, 03:30:33 PM »
I certified myself as an electrician this weekend.

  :tup    220...230.....whatever it takes....

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #120 on: May 02, 2017, 07:45:41 AM »
Not yet. Still a toss up between CT Hydro and Chino's Totally Awesome Not Pot Farm

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #121 on: August 16, 2017, 06:07:16 PM »
Officially underway. Main rig is more than half full, and I have 240 plants growing (3/5 overall capacity) in total so far.


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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #122 on: August 16, 2017, 07:04:56 PM »
What are you growing?

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #123 on: August 16, 2017, 10:43:08 PM »
he's growing these

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #124 on: August 17, 2017, 07:45:03 AM »
Looking good  :yarr

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Re: So I built this thing.
« Reply #125 on: August 18, 2017, 12:35:11 PM »
I just caught up on this thread and all I can say is: Dayum Chino! You go gurl! (lol). Like others have said, I feel like we are a part of this operation.

I just don't understand what they were trying to achieve with any part of the song, either individually or as a whole. You know what? It's the Platypus of Dream Theater songs. That bill doesn't go with that tail, or that strange little furry body, or those webbed feet, and oh god why does it have venomous spurs!? And then you find out it lays eggs too. The difference is that the Platypus is somehow functional despite being a crazy mishmash or leftover animal pieces

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