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Old 09-29-2011, 02:23 PM   #1691
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That's what it's turning out to be isn't it? Hahaha. That's why I drove the truck to work today instead of the bike. So I could stop off at the store on the way home and get the stuff to make another toy.
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:38 PM   #1692
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I'm going to make one out of 2". That should be something to look at when it's all together.
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:39 PM   #1693
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I'll probably include a 3-2" reducer on the end of it for the sake linear overflow too.
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:55 PM   #1694
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Keep it as simple as possible, this way its easier to find a mistake if there is one

The overflow, is it predrilled or siphon? Sorry, I know u prolly said that, but I have fried-brain-syndrome
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:56 PM   #1695
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siphon...........
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Old 09-29-2011, 03:00 PM   #1696
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What kio said. And specifically this

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this Is my one inch now. I will duplicate this measurement for measurement in two inch PVC after work.
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Old 09-29-2011, 03:09 PM   #1697
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one reason why I went with drilled was bc of the headaches with the siphons I heard of... especially with the whole tuning the pumps just right >.< no need for that in pre-drilled

no wonder i couldnt follow half of this thing

coffee, are you following building instructions from any particular site? what about siphon break in case power goes out?
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Old 09-29-2011, 03:32 PM   #1698
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Just wanted to show how well our little hitchhikers are doing.
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Old 09-29-2011, 03:42 PM   #1699
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one reason why I went with drilled was bc of the headaches with the siphons I heard of... especially with the whole tuning the pumps just right >.< no need for that in pre-drilled

no wonder i couldnt follow half of this thing

coffee, are you following building instructions from any particular site? what about siphon break in case power goes out?
Ok so wrong pic posted. I changed it. Both the inside and outside are now the same length. What you can see in my 1" attempt 1.0. Is the "t" on the left? That is the siphon break. In 1" 1.1 that "t" is above the in tank bottom "u". Confirmed to hold siphon

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This is the basic design. Found all over google but this pic was shared with me by another aa member.
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Old 09-29-2011, 07:15 PM   #1700
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Hey coffeetwitch, don't know if this will be any help at all, but I've got some formulas in a little pocket reference book, and a few of them deal with water in pipes.

Hopefully it won't just make things more confusing lol.
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