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Old 09-01-2005, 10:38 PM   #1
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scwd leaks

ne1 have this prob?
i had to fix leak after leak for 4 hrs
just to get it to stop now it is dripping very slowly
pipe is 1 inch up to the scwd then put an adaptor to go to npt thread
then clear vinyl tube to the input of scwd secured with hose clamps
arrrrrrrrrraaagghh
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Old 09-02-2005, 09:44 AM   #2
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Mine is fine and its been running for two or so years now. Its most likly that the hose clamps are just not tight enough to provide a good water tight seal.


Below is an image of how I put mine together.

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Old 09-02-2005, 06:42 PM   #3
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my setup is just like yours
with the exception of pvc 1 inch up to the scwd then an adaptor to go to a 3/4 nipple end
hoseclamps are on nice and tight
but not too tight
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Old 09-03-2005, 09:05 PM   #4
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well today
i got some 3/4 " vinyl tubing
and took out the return pvc from the pump
(got a replacement for the broken impeler)
put a nipple adaptor on the ball valve
and put it up to my scwd
so far so good no leaks
why oh why did i try pvc?
vinyl tubing works better i think (got the high pressure hose)
what a royal pain in the buttt it was
oh and found my air leak
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