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Welcome to the JustinMcClellan.com Here I post projects, hobbies, and interests of mine. I have been pretty lax on keeping this updated but hope to post more soon. Thanks for browsing! Made entirely from recycled electrons. Kept live by Lincoln No-Blow Fuses.


DiY LED Aquarium Lighting

Last week I put together a new LED lighting upgrade for my 8-gal Hex freshwater aquarium. The 8-watt screw in fluorescent wasn’t putting out enough light to grow plants. It might seem like 1-watt/gal would be enough, but the bulb is omnidirectional and the reflector was garbage, I probably only got 4-watts to the water….


What a Delivery!

This has to be the best fruit/veggie box I have received yet from Boston Organics service. It is my standard $29 “dogma box” of local veggies: Apples, beets, cabbage, celery root, red onions, potatoes, black radishes, sunchokes, and white mushrooms Plus a few add-on items: Garlic, local bee pollen, granola, spinach, bananas I am excited…


BMW 325XiT Alternator Repair

Check out the DIY first as I was too busy turning wrenches to take excellent pictures and write down each and every step: http://forum.E46Fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=317872 You need a socket wrench, extension, 12mm, 16mm, 17mm, and 19mm socket for this. Also, a T50 socket to release belt tension, depending on what year your car is. Disconnect your…


325XiT Cold Air Intake

325xiT Cold Air Intake Installation This was a budget installation so I just bought an intake off ebay from Chrome Intakes. Their design seemed sturdy and I liked the 3″ chrome pipe and dual cone filter. I also picked up an AEM bypass valve to protect against ingestion of water. First step is to remove…


1/72 F-15

    1/72 Scale F-15     Fathers Day Gift…  


Reef Aquarium

Salt Water Reef Aquarium 10 Gallons About 2004 About 2005-2006 The tank, at its peak. I was using Brookline, MA tap water! A lot of work went into that coral. Closeup of the candy cane coral


N Scale Railroad

N Scale (1:160) Model Railroad Locale: Allston, MA Railroad: Confail/CSX Opperations just west of Boston Size: 2’x4′ Closeup of a SD70M Plant loosly modeled after Houghton Chemical, Allston, MA Junkyard scene in the corner. The “Allston” city street A shot of the warehouse. Bradley on the flatcar in the foreground   Plan: Modified Figure 8…