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Old 07-18-2012, 04:23 PM   #1
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DIY python?

Does anybody know how I can make this gravel vac a python?
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Old 07-18-2012, 05:08 PM   #2
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Where can I get the faucet pump?
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Old 07-18-2012, 05:21 PM   #3
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You might can find a waterbed pump at a hardware store. (They aren't as popular as they ued to be and are gettign harder to find.) I know PetCo and PetSmart around be carry them as replacement parts. You'll probably also want a longer hose than what you have. Also consider any valves you might want - I'd definitely put a ball valve towards the end for refilling.

Have you checked Craigslist? Sometimes people get out of the hobby and you might be able to pick up a complete one on the cheap.
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Old 07-18-2012, 05:22 PM   #4
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You can get them at petsmart or petco. I have a python and the faucet attachment broke and just bought a new one at petsmart.

http://m.petsmart.com/mt/www.petsmar...ductId=4061037
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Old 07-18-2012, 05:28 PM   #5
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Thanks! It's brand new so I don't wanna waste the 11 dollars as I don't work.
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How do I connect the tube from the vac to the extra tubing?
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You can get dual male adapters at lowes/homedepot plumbing section
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Thank you! I will convince my dad to let me do this project!
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Honestly after buying the faucet adapter the female end for the faucet the dual male adapter and the ball valve you'll be close to being able to buy a python.
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Old 07-18-2012, 05:56 PM   #10
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Isn't the faucet adapter 10ish then the other adapters only like 1-2$ each?
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