Discussion in 'Do It Yourself (DIY)' started by 8pixel, Jun 4, 2014.

DIY Filter Socks

  1. Wayneb332

    Wayneb332 Well-Known Member

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    I used a short piece of 3" pvc pipe for the ring. I heated it up to make it a bit bigger image.jpeg
     

  2. angminsoon

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    Thank You for the help.
    Everyone is so helpful
    I feel at home
     
  3. Jdgreef24

    Jdgreef24 Well-Known Member

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    Ughh this is such a good idea! You guys rock!
     
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    Good idea thanks for sharing!
     
  5. shoelaceike

    shoelaceike Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Have you heard back? I've been using them with no issues so far
     
  6. Electrobes

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    I have not, but have been using them without a problem either.
     
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    TheHarold Well-Known Member

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    Great idea!
     
  8. Sarabjit

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    A very nice idea, what hind of thread would I use?
     
  9. shoelaceike

    shoelaceike Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    I use plain white cotton thread
     
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    thanx for the fastest reply ever, would it (thread) not give away submerged in Water? Just wondering
     
  11. jsker

    jsker Reefing is all about the adventure R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Building my sump now, and never paid attention to this thread. Now that I will be using filter socks, the is very useful
     
  12. shoelaceike

    shoelaceike Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    :) mine doesn't......however I change them out twice a week and I don't reuse them.
     
  13. Sarabjit

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    I am planning to change them twice a week too and won't re-use them
     
  14. Wayneb332

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    I have washed mine a few times and they hold up well. I would suggest rinsing before use.
     
  15. shoelaceike

    shoelaceike Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    I never rinse mine....
     
  16. s2nhle

    s2nhle Well-Known Member

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    I need to buy sewing machine and learn how to use it to make sock myself.
     
  17. Sarabjit

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    I just went to Joann Fabrics, there were lot of options for Felt, I got really confused what to get and moreover the felt was $5.99 per yard
     
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    s2nhle Well-Known Member

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    wow the price is increased.
     
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    s2nhle Well-Known Member

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    There is a pics of the felt material on first post.
     
  20. Kaskade

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    This is awesome
     
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