help with leaking skimmer

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  1. 4age

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    hi guys..need help..have a powerlab skimmer. .body is clear acrylic I think..its leaking where tube meets base..wat can I use to seal it..will pvc weld work on it?
     
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  3. tyronvs

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    Not pvc weld. There is a percpex glue ill get the name tomorrow for u
     
  4. Trasique

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    Tensol is the name of the product you looking for, try maizeys or cape plastics
     
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    thanks guys.im gna check it out..will it bond acrylic to the plastic base tho..I dont realy wna throw skimmer away
     
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    The base will be acrylic too, just white. So tensol would work. Pvc weld might work also but I don't know how it will hold up long term.
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    Tensol is the only stuff that will work.
     
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    ok cool..im going to get some tensol today from maizeys.hope it works well
     
  9. shaunn

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    you can use chloroform i use it @ work to join acrylic if what a bit i can give you some, the stuff that maizeys sells is shit
     
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