I found out that you can use minecarts as shift registers (using powered rails and sensor rails), the minecart loop is easier to build and takes less space than the same thing designed purely in redstone. You can see my implementation in my main base if you're interested
EVE Online characters:
Daedalus II ex-CEO TOGOA, Daedalus III slave of Daedalus II
Little Molok Asura Engineer
"Each day I don't get an attempt on my life by a robot from the future I see as a personal failure"