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Old 03-23-2006, 12:29 AM   #1
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new silent standpipe design

Take a look at this design my brother came up with after being dissapointed with the durso: http://www.silentstandpipes.com/

... yeah, he's an engineer
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Cool.

Part of me is still really wary about the concept of a siphon out of an overflow, but it will self-start, and self-regulate. I'd imagine maintenance and debris would be a major issue for this design. The Durso's major advantage is the big open pipe. The Livingston probably has similar clogging issues to the Stockman.

Maybe if I get a custom drilled tank someday, I'll put in two nice, silent overflows, and one "emergency drain" open standpipe that's higher than the others.
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