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Book Display stands. Angled Nest idea


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#1 Offline CoolColJ - Posted February 8 2019 - 6:30 PM

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So I was talking with some one how vertical nests look better at a slight angle...

and he suggested display stands...!

 

And it got me thinking that it will also allow you to stack two smaller nests ontop each other saving space

Or use a horizontal nest vertically :)

 

 

 

I have this idea of a triangular vertical nest, with a glass panel with magnets.

The same visibility as a test tube, but vertical arrangement for space saving, while still having the advantages of a horizontal nest.

It's a bit like steps

 

Not unlike the Maw https://www.gamergat...18/meet-the-maw

 

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but angled at 45 degrees, and stepped like stairs. space for water tank at the back. several variations - one with small foraging area up top, other with large foraging area to the left

Best space compromise between vertical and horizontal nests

 

If each level had an opening at the end of the row that has a passage that links to the next one, you cna also block off each from the others with a stopper to allow for timed expansion

4x4x4 inch to start. Make it modular so you can stack 4 together
Could even make it like a THA Fortress with the outworld at the back
Stack 2 at front, and stack 2 up top
would need a base unit at the back to bolt and support the top one

 

ahhh :)


Edited by CoolColJ, February 8 2019 - 6:33 PM.

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#2 Offline Canadian anter - Posted February 8 2019 - 8:35 PM

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Actually, I've been worked on a design to make a diagonally standing. An all in one where the space between the formicarium and the outworld can be used for things like hydration.




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