Overflow box float switch

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Overflow box float switch

Postby lil-reefer991 » Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:54 pm

I have always been concerned that one of my drains fail( I have 2 one drain and one emergency drain) and my overflow box spills. So today I decided to make a lid to go over my overflow box and I would install a float switch so that if the water got too high it would turn off the pump. So in the process of making this I decided to clean up my sump with cords and installed my ph probe and temp probe on the overflow box lid.

I realize this wont work for everyone but it came out real nice for my setup. Temp should be real accurate in the overflow box.




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Re: Overflow box float switch

Postby iced98lx » Wed Aug 21, 2013 5:09 pm

Jealous of your external overflow box!! Great work fitting everything in.
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Re: Overflow box float switch

Postby cdness » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:43 pm

External overflow sure is nice! Many would thing there is no need for this mod, but being the person I am I'd want to plan for it as well. I like it...
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Re: Overflow box float switch

Postby SoDak » Thu Aug 22, 2013 3:14 pm

Great idea. I like that MOD as well.
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