ATO which chammber?

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  1. Mc

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    Hi All

    I build an automatic top off for my boyu TL550:biggrin:, and I was trying to figure out where would be the best place to put the float switch.
    As far as I can understand the display tank, and first two chambers should always stay at the same level, so I should be putting it in either the third ,or forth chamber, just not sure which one, or if it makes a difference?
     
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    IMO the return pump chamber as this is the first place where water drops.
     
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    Thank pXius
    Thats what I was thinking.
     
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    yip, return chamber it is
     
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    Thats settled than. Now I just have to find a good way to mount it.
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    get your self a thick plastic ruler from cna, heat the end and bend it into an L shape, drill and mount the float switch
     
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    Thanks Dallasg good idea I will see if there an old one lying around or I will pick one up later. When you say thick how thick do you mean? would I just use a lighter to heat it up?
     
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    Or a hair dryer with that thin "mouth piece" if you want to avoid the smell
     
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    yip use a lighter, just thick enuff so it doesnt break while bending
     
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    Ok thanks will try it out.:thumbup:
     
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