DIY UC 27 gal tough box

Discussion in 'DIY Farms' started by j wizzle, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. hiboy

    hiboy Well-Known Farmer

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    You would have to look at pool pumps for that kind of size, but why would u want that anyways
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  2. j wizzle

    j wizzle Farmer

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    yeah. whats the purpose of a 4" inlet? it will only cause you problems. you want a smaller inlet so you can suck the water up without getting air pockets.

    you will want to use a reducer to go from 4" to 1" or whatever your pump inlet is. then you can always expand into 4" pvc on the outlet.
     
  3. joehank

    joehank Active Farmer

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    Great post! I would use the flat sink drain plumbing washers instead of O-rings. They can't " squeeze out " when you tighten them up.
     
  4. treereek

    treereek New Farmer

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    great observation...we'll see. I'm on it