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Old 05/01/2007, 05:52 PM   #1
balsaaaq
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calfo overflow question

Planning a 29 with a small sump. want to put 250-300 gph through the sump, planning on using a "calfo" coast to coast overflow with two 1/2inch bulkheads and turned down street elbows with a 1/2inch return via a tuned down mag 5. Anyone forsee and problems using the small bulkheads(trying to conserve as much verticle plane as possible...) thanks...bals


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Old 05/01/2007, 05:54 PM   #2
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I'd bump it up to 1" just to be safe. Run one 1" BH and you'll be fine with your mag 5... and could even bump up to a larger pump later on. JMO!


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Old 05/01/2007, 07:42 PM   #3
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Your old mag 5.....thanks, I will see what looks best...the 1/2 bulk heads are so much smaller thus making the overflow smaller....i have some 3/4's laying around somewhere....


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