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Old 03-30-2005, 11:52 PM   #1
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Easy way to get air out of your U tube

OK...this may have been wrote up on but I found a very easy way to start your overflow box with U tube. I was trying to figure out how to get the air out of the U tube and ripped 2 pieces of plastic from a plastic bag and dipped the U tube under the water...getting all the air out and while under the water I covered each end with the plastic and held it with my hand and then flipped it over and placed it in the overflow box (make sure there already water on both sides of the box so each end of the U tube is under water and remove the plastic and WAAALAA....started up the pump and it will push out the few little bubbles and your good to go
I know I know...sounds silly but it works and its so easy and doesnt require blowing and suckin a tube - sorry...had to share cause I pretty darn proud of myself LOL :P
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I used vitamin lids over the ends, that works well too.
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good call
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Old 03-31-2005, 08:46 AM   #4
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I used to take airline to get the air out of the u tube...
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