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Old 01-31-2005, 02:19 AM   #41
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Built it this evening, with 1/2" PVC..

Total cost, about $18.00 For all the hardware (Sched 40 Cold Water PVC)

I'll post some pics when I get some taken
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Old 01-31-2005, 10:16 AM   #42
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Thats just what I wanted to hear! What size tank are you using it on? Can I get a list of what you used?
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Old 01-31-2005, 10:56 AM   #43
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Sure Thing:

Parts List:

10 90 Deg Elbows (.25 Each) $2.50
1 45 Deg Elbow (.35 Each) $0.35
13 T Joints (.35 Each) $4.55
1 Cross Joint (.45 Each) $0.45

10' Sched 40 PVC (2.75 Each) $2.75
2 Ball Valves (3.25 Each) $6.50
1 Can PVC Glue (1.75 Each)$1.75

Total Cost: $18.85

(Tax was included in all unit prices)

That, and about 3 hours for measuring, cutting, and assembly.
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Old 01-31-2005, 11:05 AM   #44
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How did you cut and put them together? Cant wait for the pics

Also did you use 10'? or did you meen 1'?
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Old 01-31-2005, 11:58 AM   #45
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Nope, Used 10 feet (10') of 1/2 inch pipe.

My father and I cut it to size using a table saw. I think we have about 5" (inches) left over after it was all said and done.

Used a rotozip (dremmel like tool) to cut the slits in the 'strainer' parts.

I'll grab some digi pics this evening of it for ya.
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Ok got it! I think I will use a miter saw to cut it. The feet and inches is messing with my mind because we dont use them in Canada
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Old 01-31-2005, 12:15 PM   #47
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Ok got it! I think I will use a miter saw to cut it. The feet and inches is messing with my mind because we dont use them in Canada
Centimeters in an Inch
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1/2 inch is approx 13mm
10 feet is approx 3 meters
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I just was looking at my ruler and: 2.5cm= 1"
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This is another site that has pictures that may help you.


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