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amstar
11/22/2008, 03:49 AM
lets see the pics of yours. did you make it? Did you buy it, if so where from?

I am looking for something to hold 2 sock filters that have a 4" opening and are 14" long. I have 1" pvc coming from my overflows to my sump

eros
11/22/2008, 06:18 AM
I used a 4" PVC elbow that I bought at Orchard Supply for 2 bux. Works great. Just cut some slots in it so it slides on the side of the tank. I'll try to find the link I found that explains it or take some pics of mine so you can get an idea.

amstar
11/22/2008, 06:28 AM
I have a glass piece across the top of the tank (just side-ways, and not the length of the tank) I cut two holes in it and put in bulkheads, then have my plumbing going down into those bulkheads.

im just looking for a way now to have filter socks attached from there. I can run a pvc pipe out the bottom of the bulkheads if need be

would be very interested in pics

trippkid
11/22/2008, 06:52 AM
I made a dual holder out of eggcrate(not a very good design, but gets the job done). I will be making one out of acrylic soon, I need to find some scrap or get a new sheet. Here is a pic, don't laugh, like I said it gets the job done.
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa48/trippkid/IMG_2850.jpg

The acrylic one I will be making will be similar, just not as flimsy, and I may just make it a 7" single hole, instead of 2 4" ones(I will have to make bigger socks). Good luck.
Matt

Oshkosh
11/22/2008, 04:00 PM
Here is a pic of the one I made recently. It holds 2 - 4"x 14" socks.

http://usera.ImageCave.com/hunchback/FilterSockHolder.jpg

Tangweed
11/22/2008, 04:09 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=13795025#post13795025 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by trippkid
I made a dual holder out of eggcrate(not a very good design, but gets the job done). I will be making one out of acrylic soon, I need to find some scrap or get a new sheet. Here is a pic, don't laugh, like I said it gets the job done.
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa48/trippkid/IMG_2850.jpg

The acrylic one I will be making will be similar, just not as flimsy, and I may just make it a 7" single hole, instead of 2 4" ones(I will have to make bigger socks). Good luck.
Matt

I made mine the same way... only mine was a single.