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Old 09-28-2009, 02:08 AM   #31
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Where did you say that skimmate was going to.
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Old 09-29-2009, 07:41 PM   #32
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I made a "collection cup" with a drain port, but somehow the plastic split.. (oopsies) so now I made an elbow and elbow "U" type of thing that puts the foam into a container. I take off the horizontal part of the "U" and adjust the skimmer to get a little bit of foam coming into the first elbow. Then replace the rest of the "U" and it skims pretty well.
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Old 09-30-2009, 02:57 AM   #33
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sounds good...
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Old 10-11-2009, 02:53 PM   #34
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Update: skimmer seems to skim rather well!

Does anyone know a way to mod the standard "paddle" impeller to be a meshwheel or threadwheel? Something to chop the air up more?
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Old 10-11-2009, 08:24 PM   #35
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Try this link:
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Old 10-13-2009, 11:55 AM   #36
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haha PP, doing this would save me loads of $, but i think i would need to make one a LOT bigger, for what i have planned, if you know what i mean...
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Old 10-31-2009, 12:18 AM   #37
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Update: (I know this is somewhat old and irrelevent...) I did a recirc. type of mod to the skimmer and made a better collection cup. I'm test running it tonight to see what it does, and if it works, I'll post pics.
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