What parts do you need for a Durso

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  1. silver phanton

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    Hey Guys,

    Went into Builders to find out a price of a Durso - guess what, they have'nt even heard of it.

    Now what do I need to build my own durso, I am going to be drilling a 40mm hole in the base.:wacky:
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Here's 2 pics for you to see, made from 32mm tubing and fittings...

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    Don't think you will find all those fittings at builders, rather try a place like astore. I bought everything from astore, think it cost me about R60 all out of 50mm fittings
     
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    thanks guys is a 40mm hole the right size?
     
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    i take it that the water height will be governed by the height of the elbow?
     
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    I see the matching hole's at the top, what does this do?
     
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    The height of the water goes about half way up the elbow. 50mm fittings are easier to get.

    See the pic for the height of the water.

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    Here's the link for the all the info you need about durso's:

    Durso Standpipes
     
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    Thanks Viper & :thumbup:Manic
     
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    Hey guys i made myn with normal fish pipe easy and quick(its just for the mean time tho) but its working like a charm!!!!!
     
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    Try FAB in Randburg. They're in Oxford street. They keep all the stuff you will need for a durso
     

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