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aww yes like my water bottle pump mod...
yeah I could do that but I kinda wanna use this bong im building...I could still use the bong but it would just be more work...yeah if I decide the bong sucks for some reason and I wanna go closed loop that would be exactly what I would do +rep!
Depending on the diameter of the bong, you might be able to mount the pump at the bottom of the bong. I would advice a clear material for the bong because you can monitor fill levels. If the bong is wider, you might be able to cut a funnel and mod it to fit your needs.
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yeah I thought about just using a bong with no res an putting the pump in the bottom...however acrylic tubing is around $35 for 5' of 4" di. I have all these gheto parts here in my garage and I will build the system ghetto then upgrade for athsthetics later. I just wanna do this as cheep as possable...this will be ether the cheepest made WC loop ever or it will be the Biggest epic Fail ever...I dont really care what happens as long as I get it finnished. however I am doing my best on craftsmanship with the limited tools and supplys I have on hand. so far my build is up to about $30 and all I have left to do is fabracate a showerhead and find some copper stock for my base...now that I have decided to toss the aluminum out. It sure wont be the nicest looking WC Loop but it should put to rest some common missconceptions about how cheep a WC loop can be made for. I keep hearing 200-300 or even as low as 150 however with a lot of hard work and some imagination I think it should be able to be done for WAY less. $50 im guessing and im still well under that.
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Looking good......That pump is kicking it on up pretty good...That should give you some real good flow through your shower head......Hope it doesn't heat your water up to much, shouldn't since its a bong...

How tall are you going to make it?
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I dont know yet...lol I guess the skys the limit eh? I guess 6-8' it all depends on how much money I have when I go to buy the PVC...right now I have a aluminum dryer hose that is about 6' tall I kinda wanna try out just to see what happens lol I was thinking about taping some plastic inside of it to keep the aluminum out of the water but its flexable and falls over easy. I dont know thats pretty much a waste of time so its just sitting here all cut up lol if I had some duct tape I would just slap it together for fun but im all out lol.
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Just get some PVC for it, it will save you a lot of work and time....Yeah I'd make it as tall as you can...
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8' bong FTW...so...anyone have any ideas at what kind of water temps to expect with a bong that big...oh and with a blower for a fan
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That squirrel cage blower may be too much air, it may blow water right out the top unless it has some kind of speed control.
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post #128 of 160
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yeah I also have a 90mm raidmax I was planing on throwing on it but that blower is just so damn overkill I cant help but try to use it...even if its something I only use for showing off or something I was hoping I could just put one of those lightswitch wall mount dimmers on it but I have no Idea if it will work...im gonna need help making a speed control if not.

ROFL I just a vision of me looking up at the top of my bong just in time to see it spray water all over my room lol your sooo right lol
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so how much air do I want flowing through my bong??? as much as I can without it spraying everywhere?
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so how much air do I want flowing through my bong??? as much as I can without it spraying everywhere?
Yup......Put some ping-pong balls in there and it might help some, either that or you'll have ping-pong balls blowing all over the house...Those AC dimmers switches will work fine as a rheo for it...
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