The output on my sand filter developed a leak. I think it's a seal that
needs to be replaced or cleaned and lubed but I need to get the coupling
apart to fix it.
It's 29 years old so the plastic is probably very brittle. Does anyone
have experience with removing the coupling and repairing the seals?
Here is the coupling:
It's a BakerHydro sandfilter.
Here's a blow-up:
I'm real worried about the coupling breaking when I take it apart. I'd
rather not replace the coupling but I'm aware it maybe inevitable. Any
I had an old Tahitian filter with similar fittings. When they gave way, I
was able to add new fittings using glue in extenders and a little
replumbing. If you run into trouble, all is not lost. Here's a link:
http://www.h2oco.com/online_catalog/catalog/k/k_3.htm My local sprinkler
supply company has these, not the swimming pool places or HD.
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