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

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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
     
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    I have not, but have been using them without a problem either.
     
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    Great idea!
     
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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
     
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    jsker Reefing is all about the adventure R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Partner Member Article Contributor

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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.
     
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    I am planning to change them twice a week too and won't re-use them
     
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    I have washed mine a few times and they hold up well. I would suggest rinsing before use.
     
  15. shoelaceike

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    I never rinse mine....
     
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    s2nhle Well-Known Member

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    I need to buy sewing machine and learn how to use it to make sock myself.
     
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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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    wow the price is increased.
     
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    There is a pics of the felt material on first post.
     
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    This is awesome
     

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