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Competition to close out November - Design\DIY


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To accommodate for those that can design but not build and those that can build but not design, this comp will be open to both formats.

Criteria and steps to enter:

To enter this competition you will either need to submit a design for a DIY build or a DIY build itself. The scope is fairly open so as long as it can be related to the Aquatic hobby it is fine to enter. Steps to enter:

  1. Create a new topic in the appropriate section on SKF Aquatics detailing the DIY project/design
  2. Post a link to that topic here

Rules:

  • Minimum post count - 5 to enter
  • Can't be a design or DIY that has been published prior to October 2016
  • Has to be your own work
  • Has to be published here on SKF Aquatics

Limitations:

  • For logistical reasons, this will be limited to our Australian members only

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1st Prize:

Winner will be selected by SKF staff in consultation with our sponsor

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Discretionary Prize(s):

Whatever comes out of the SKF Aquatics goodies box - these will be Shrimp Keepers Forum branded.

 

End Date: December 2nd, 2016

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A months grace for when DIY was posted
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1 hour ago, daimen said:

Hopefully this works

It does but.....

1 hour ago, NoGi said:

Can't be a design or DIY that has been previously published

so needs to be a new project from today onwards.

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As I'm in the middle of a DIY ATM i need just a bit of clarity here. If i start a post in the correct section do i have to have the project finished by Dec 2 or do i need to finish the project and then put up the post?

My thoughts are that i'm going to need help/advice along the way here.

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If you know what you are building, put up the design by the due date and just keep updating the thread as you go and you'll be fine.

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On 11/18/2016 at 7:27 AM, NoGi said:

 

Rules:

  • Minimum post count - 5 to enter
  • Can't be a design or DIY that has been previously published
  • Has to be your own work
  • Has to be published here on SKF Aquatics

 

Does this mean it cant be a design previously published just on SKF? or any other forum/website?

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3 minutes ago, inkevnito said:

Does this mean it cant be a design previously published just on SKF? or any other forum/website?

Can't have been published on SKF, will accept if it's recent (max a month old) and it's your original work and can show a full step by step topic.

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2 minutes ago, NoGi said:

Can't have been published on SKF, will accept if it's recent (max a month old) and it's your original work and can show a full step by step topic.

Thanks :)

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Ok as i'm getting along in this project, thanks to some competition incentive, here it is.

Cheers

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On 18/11/2016 at 9:07 AM, NoGi said:

so needs to be a new project from today onwards.

@daimen, I've given a months grace to the start date.

On 18/11/2016 at 7:27 AM, NoGi said:

Can't be a design or DIY that has been published prior to October 2016

 

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1 minute ago, daimen said:

 

I dont get it. What did i do wrong?

 

LOL nothing at all, I am saying that you can also submit the test tube DIY if you so wish.

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6 minutes ago, Tangers said:

What if you've already finished the design and it's up and running??

If it was done October or sooner and you have a full work log topic here you are good to go.

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Just now, NoGi said:

If it was done October or sooner and you have a full work log topic here you are good to go.

Didn't do a log. Just ran with it!

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Just now, Tangers said:

Didn't do a log. Just ran with it!

Well here's an opportunity for you to write it down ?

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Hey y'all. Can we enter more then one build? 

This is my current 4ft build still cleaning the lounge room of tools but she's finally finished :) 

I'm not great with links etc is that right? Haha

cheers

 

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Awesome, my logs aren't hugely detailed as the designs became evolving projects Haha I should probably better explain what I did in a post at the end.

But they have a good explanation on how to safely drill glass :) and they were started in late October, and just adding final touches like sump media positioning etc.

great site. 

 

So this is the other build I've been working on.

 

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