Shipping containers as a grow tent?


I can get these containers for $25 a piece. Thinking I can insulate them and add holes for ventilation duct.

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Those look like great pre made grow tents! Would you be keeping it indoors at all or completely outside?

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Indoors, summers get too hot here.

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If you’re indoors you probably don’t need to insulate at all. Just make sure they’re light tight and make the interior reflective. Mylar, panda film or flat white paint would work great.

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Now that is thinking out side the box :grin: Panda film would work great in those.

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Panda film it is!
Going tomorrow hopefully to pick up a couple.
The lumber is worth way more than the $25 for one.
Any ideas on how to do double sliding doors on one side? Like a closet hardware set I would think?

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What about wood rotting or pest infestation, keeping clean, access to plants, cost to modify. I dont know but tents aren’t that expensive are they, ac infinity 5x5 is $199 probably cheaper with discount, if thats outside gotta be weather proofed how would you get it in a house or is it going in a garage and more to think about i think.

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True…but I think it will work out for the best.

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I doubt you will have issues since this is indoors. If it doesn’t. You are out what? 30 bucks and some labor :grin:

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Yeah! That’s what I figured. I turned it into a garden shed after I got it home.
One guy was right it’s too big and cannot be disassembled without destroying it.
It’s solid just it’s put together with glue and 1 inch staples

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