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Old 07-25-2005, 01:02 AM   #1
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gravel vac.

How do you gravel vac in sand?? Wouldn't the sand get sucked up and out also??
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Old 07-25-2005, 02:30 AM   #2
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well sand is a very dense substance most stuff wont get in the sand it will settle on the top. A nything in the sand your clean up crew should take care of. Come to think of it I dont think to many SW people gravel vac to much since the sand and rock and clean up crew all take care of it all.
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very nice. Takes care of that.
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with sand, you only lightly vac the top..you don't go down into the sand, or you'll suck it right out.
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Old 07-26-2005, 11:21 PM   #7
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when i vaccuum my sand which is mostly course but partly fine I tie a not in the tubing of the vacuum to decrease the power of the vacuum. I still get a small amount of sand that gets removed but is not very noticable unless your sand bed is very thin. Hope this helps.
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