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(Bio)³ last won the day on August 12 2013

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  1. I think there is another thread somewhere that says the price but I'm unsure. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
  2. I think rca carries BRS brand but if in no hurry its cheaper to order Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
  3. If you do wood buy enough to replace under tank at same time and store it. That way you have matching floor later if it gets discontinued. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
  4. Yeah exactly that way you can add more ports for stuff like carx. You can have the gate valves before or after. The primary line is caped and all secondary lines pressurize equally. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
  5. Add a bit more PVC before the cap so you can cut and have enough left on both sides of the cut to reglue Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
  6. This worksSent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
  7. Leave enough space between the valve and cap so you can cut and add more ports later if you need them. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
  8. Now it doesnt have a cap at all. Using that design can you add a T after the empty "T port" and face the gate valve the same direction as the other ports then put a cap on the top? Or just put the gate valve on that empty port and cap it on the top, leave enough space between the cap to add additional ports later if you need them just cut and add.
  9. The way I was taught, that "fork in the road" causes issues and its not going to pressurize properly. If your pump has enough force to do it then you can probably get away with doing that design as long as you don't bleed off to much pressure or end up with too much back pressure from the small valve I.D in those reactors. I always choose to put 1/2 inch ball valves on the manifold. If it was me I'd have a manifold identical to the one on the right of that "fork in the road" coming directly off the pump, with ball valves on it to control flow to the reactors and display tank.
  10. As you open that gate valve more water will flow out and that will take pressure away from those three side ports. The side ports are good since they have that little bit of pipe at the end where the cap is. If you can leave that gate valve closed and run everything off the side ports you would be good. You will still get flow and you can end up using that setup but you might find some days that your reactor has minimal flow through it and the tank has more than wanted. I was taught to have all the supply ports come off one line with a cap at the end this allows the whole pipe to pressurize and then you can start taking flow out from each port, more open the port, more flow less pressure.
  11. If that gate valve is opened you won't pressurise the while manifold right. The 3 valves on the side are perfect if you leave that valve closed. Water takes the path of least resistance so when that gate opens the reactor will have more resistance and not work right. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
  12. Won't hurt. You'll pressurize and be sound. If you post a pic before gluing I can give you more help, to avoid problem areas or secondary solutions. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
  13. Look on national forums its been happening. Something's off with their QC and building. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
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  15. Chad and Belinda might still have then Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk