DIY Idea needed.

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  1. JDV

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    Hi all

    Does anyone have a good Idea for a float switch holder. I made one out of egg crate but the Pratley glue went soft after 2 months in the water.
    So I am looking at a new better idea. If you can give a picture of an idea as well it will help a lot
     
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    the putty should not have gone soft?
     
  4. Wes

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    replace putty with cable ties...
     
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    I used the glue, I think I will try the putty lets see if it works.
     
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    Just use cable ties.
     
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    someone used a ruler, warmed it up and bended it and the made a whole for the flaot switch
     
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    Paul Bloem, that has to be the best idea so far :thumbup:
    If only I thought of melting a plastic ruler before I frustrated myself and went and bought one.
     
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    Thanks but its someone on the forum but I can not remember who.
     
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    I have done that, it works quite well.
    Just use a candle and don't leave it over the flame for too long.
    I cut the slot in it with a hacksaw.


    This is the only pic I have of it.


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    Cool, thanks guys ruler it will be
     
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    seems i must watch @Mc closely,his the man with the wicked skillz:clap:
     
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    I glued mine to one of those suction holders from a heater. Works 100%
     
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    Are you not worried that the suction cup will fall off?
     
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    Be careful with that over time some of these suction cups come loose, that could be a real disaster.
     
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