Sump build advice please

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  1. FSeedat

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    Hi need advice please, I need to build a new sump as mine has cracked ... And is a hassle to work on ... Would like to keep it plain and simple also easy to work on ...

    Below is the design i came up with any suggestions or comments will be appreciated

    Sump will be 350mm wide

    Sorry for the crapy drawing

    Thanks in advance

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    Looks pretty much the same as the one I am busy building ... can't give you any advise as yet though as this is the first one I have ever built ... sorry. Here is my drawing:

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    Cool thanks
     
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    Just super easy to clean.
     
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