There was some drywall work to be done before the stand was placed. Not shown are some holes in the wall to accommodate a pair of Vortec MP-60s. There will be holes in the back side of the wall in a pantry area to allow access to the Vortecs.
The stand was brush painted with Sherwin Williams MacroPoxy 2-part epoxy paint. It was very thick and difficult to apply smoothly. It took two coats to cover the bare metal. Next, a piece of 3/4″ plywood was cut to size and holes drilled for the 1 1/2″ drains and 1″ returns.
MOVING THE STAND
I recruited a group of friends to help move the stand after a nearby ORCA club meeting. Pictured are Rick Loewen (me), Iggy Galarza, Mike Martin, Terry Alexander, James Goodyear and Al Schriber. The stand weights about 350 lbs., It easily took all of us to move the stand.
In the front door we come.