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Old 01-25-2015, 12:56 PM   #41
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I use this http://www.amazon.com/DOW-111-Lubric.../dp/B00CTUJNU2 on both sides of my gaskets. It's not caulk, and will never set, but definitely creates a water tight seal.
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Old 01-25-2015, 02:57 PM   #42
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So take off the teflon tape and add this? Do you know if HD sells something similar?

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Old 01-25-2015, 04:08 PM   #43
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No, not remove the teflon tape, but in between the gasket and anything plastic I use that stuff. As for the teflon tape, if you can get a seal out of it, then I like to use this-
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Any pool or hot tub store should carry this.
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I took it apart and redid the Teflon tape and I tightened up the bulkheads a little more. I only have one return that has a slow drip now. Would any of these products work without having to take the return apart? Can't I just add some silicone where the drip is?

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Old 01-25-2015, 06:12 PM   #45
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No. It will never work that way.
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Old 01-25-2015, 10:43 PM   #46
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Some photos.

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I messed up by putting the bubble trap baffles in the wrong sides. The taller baffle was supposed to be on the left side. Can I get away with removing the last baffle closest to the return pump? Ild hate to have to pull them both out and switch them. I'm waiting till I purchase the bubble magus curve 5 skimmer to section off the skimmer.

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Yes, you probably can. It depends how much flow you have going through there and how many bubbles are making it past the over and under partitions. If the flow is slow enough, you'll be fine.
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Thanks your help is greatly appreciated. Since you recommended the Curve 5 would you happen to know how much space I should leave to comfortably work that skimmer? I was thinking of having about 8 inches for the skimmer section.

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You want a filter sock in there too, correct? So, the area will be 8 x 12? That sounds like enough.
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