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Old 02-04-2012, 03:31 AM   #171
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I measured the stand and it's 47" long 16" deep and about 21" tall at the top of the door side so I'd want to go a few inches below that to take out the cup right?
You need probably 2" to remove the cup.
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:36 AM   #172
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If you're in no hurry, just wait for another BRS group buy. We seem to do them about every 6 weeks.

I also read that your built in overflow confused you. The black wall is the overflow portion of the system. When in use, that won't be full of water, but water comes over the top from the main part of the tank to go down to your drain at the bottom of the tank and then to your sump beneath. As far as when you test to make sure you have no leaks, I'd try to get a PVC plug to verify that part is water tight.
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:46 AM   #173
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The overflow might not be full, but if there is two holes I would run PVC to the highest possible point and use that for an emergency overflow and use a valve on the other one to get the the water level as high as possible. It's MUCH less noisy than having the water crashing all the way to the bottom.
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You will need a standpipe. Google "durso standpipe". The smaller hole inside the overflow box is for a return, not a redundant drain. I can see from the pictures that it's already set up this way.
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I didn't even look at the pictures. I'm a fan of the herbie method though.
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Old 02-05-2012, 09:54 AM   #176
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If you're in no hurry, just wait for another BRS group buy. We seem to do them about every 6 weeks.

I also read that your built in overflow confused you. The black wall is the overflow portion of the system. When in use, that won't be full of water, but water comes over the top from the main part of the tank to go down to your drain at the bottom of the tank and then to your sump beneath. As far as when you test to make sure you have no leaks, I'd try to get a PVC plug to verify that part is water tight.
A PVC plug? Is that something I can buy in like HD. Are they a standard size or do I need to measure the width of the hole?

Sorry for all the questions. This is my first DIY and I'm really excited but totally new.

And yeah I'm not in a huge hurry so I'll wait for the next bulk buy and then it will give me a chance to save up some money.
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Old 02-05-2012, 09:55 AM   #177
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You will need a standpipe. Google "durso standpipe". The smaller hole inside the overflow box is for a return, not a redundant drain. I can see from the pictures that it's already set up this way.
I just got to work but after I'm going to try to take better pictures so maybe I can understand better. :/
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It's got wheels on it too. If you want to keep it outside I'd get something with more quality like a brute can
Yeah that's what I hoped to get but idk what size to get. Does the brute have options?
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Yeah that's what I hoped to get but idk what size to get. Does the brute have options?
They do, or search food grade 55g drums on CL
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Yea you can get wheels for the brute. But there not very big, just like 3 inch casters. So it will be hard to push on carpet and over your door trim.
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