Liasis Enclosure Thread

Discussion in 'DIY Zone' started by Varanoidea, Jun 7, 2014.

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  1. missilly

    missilly Not so new Member

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    Hey OMG, Amazeballs. I have very little time/actual brains to pull something like this together but definitely keen to give a "much smaller" version a go, have you got anymore pics with the happy renter? Love to see it completely done! Any hints or tips for what will sure be a LOOOOONG project (partially because I lack skill)

    Cheers!!!
     
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  3. Varanoidea

    Varanoidea Well-Known Member

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    Fear not, for an updated pic has arrived.

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    Looks so epic dude, you should be proud with it!
     
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    That's is a proper professional build mate. Do you mind me asking what sort of climate do you live in?
     
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    I live on the coast of NSW, so it's pretty not-to-hot and not-to-cold.
     
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    Ok, for heating, to save on costs, I'd be putting in 3x 50 watt flush mount halogen globes and using a normal dimming control on the side to adjust the temps according to the season. Then use some 90* angle line and put a full strip of bright white led lights from one side to the other toward the front. The 90* angle line keeps the light from shining directly in your eyes. You could heat this thing for less than 200 watts.
     
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    Also for your background, a bloke told me ages and ages ago if you can get a big enough bit, or join a heap of polystyrene, you can use a very light mist of paint thinner on it to erode the surface, and I mean very very lightly from a distance so it's a nice even finish once the thinners has dissolved the surface.
    I've never had the need to try it so maybe try small scale first, but I have seen the results and it looks like proper rocks once painted.
     
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    Looks fantastic mate, awesome job
     
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    And more updates on this one? :)
     
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    Update pictures! ;)
     
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