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Old 03/23/2020, 01:20 PM   #1
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How to secure your radion light stand

I am using the 80' long Radion light stand with 5 lights for my 232 gallon tank with Euro-bracing. The light bar sits on top of the Euro-bracing and "hangs" off the edge. The Euro-bracing is too wide (3") to allow for the clamp component of the stand's foot. Has anyone devised a secure way of attaching the light stand's feet to their tank? Thank you.


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Old 03/23/2020, 08:09 PM   #2
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I had something laser cut. It mounts to the stand under the tank and uses 80/20 rail. It was very easy. Most job shops can get this done for you for pretty cheap. I even had it powder coated.

Now I'm a service manager for Industrial laser cutting and 3d printing equipment so I have " friends " local to my house that will do this for me @ little to no charge.

I know this doesnt get you what you wanted. But I went down the route you did and I just didnt like that much money flopping around there. Plus the rail bowed with the weight of the radions on it in the middle. And cord control was nothing special.
My current rail doesnt deflect and I have extra slots to mount other fun stuff. Soon to be my apex display and maybe some moonlights. It's also super changeable. Very easy to change lights and if need be the heights. As I put some adjustment into the arms but I did make them 2 part. So worst case is I just cut new uppers to get the lighting to land where i want it to.

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Old 03/30/2020, 11:44 AM   #3
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I built a metal frame that screws to the back of the tank stand. Itís been working great for me


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Old 04/04/2020, 10:40 AM   #4
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Mansorinc can you post pics of that???


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Old 04/04/2020, 03:25 PM   #5
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Mansorinc can you post pics of that???
would like to see as well


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