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I'm busy with a rain water harvesting solution and I'm specifically looking for an affordable first flush filter option.

Filtershop R850 + R135 shipping

Takealot (Sold by FilterShop - Fulfilled by Takealot) R1195 + free shipping

eco3 R912 + ??? shipping

Sustainable R931 +

  • Road Express Delivery R 150.00
  • or Courier Express Delivery R 170.00
  • or Road Economy Delivery R 215.00    -    Note Economy delivery is the most expensive option... :huh:

Does anyone know about an outlet with a more affordable option, perhaps in the Cape Town area?

Alternative is to DIY it.  :D

Thanks

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38 minutes ago, DeepBass9 said:

I'm sure with standard plumbing fittings and a ping pong ball you can DIY one.

A ping-pong ball might be a bit small, but a ball-valve's ball might work.  I'm actually more interested in the filter with the leaf diverter, but I guess I should be ably to DIY something, maybe mount a gully with a grid at an angle...

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super I have 2 you can take over from me.

I did not use them. the leaf eaters.

My roof is to low so I could not use them. ended up putting gutter guards in the gutters.

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I have 2 of these I am not using.

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I ended up going directly into the tank.

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I marked the first flush units. You have to add the rest of the pipe. I installed 2

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The leaf eater are on their own. You have to make up your own pipes. The first flush is also on its own.

The leaf eaters are brand new. PM me an offer if you want them.

Regards

 

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1 hour ago, superdiy said:

A ping-pong ball might be a bit small, but a ball-valve's ball might work.  I'm actually more interested in the filter with the leaf diverter, but I guess I should be ably to DIY something, maybe mount a gully with a grid at an angle...

http://carazy.net/how-to-build-a-rainwater-tank-first-flush-diverter-and-plumbing-in-the-tank-diy/

 

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Or save your self all the trouble and just buy the flush units lol. The amount of time you will spend was not worth it for me. Save R200 and spend 3 days building the thing.

But if you have nothing to do go for it.

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On 11/19/2016 at 0:32 AM, JDP said:

Or save your self all the trouble and just buy the flush units lol. The amount of time you will spend was not worth it for me. Save R200 and spend 3 days building the thing.

But if you have nothing to do go for it.

Exactly that. Sometimes it is just not worth spending a lot of time on something if you already have to much to do.

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