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    Extreme Koi Member Rank = Yonsai Andymadd's Avatar
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    My brand new filter pit

    I am a bit pleased with this several weeks of effort and loads of money on pipe ££££

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    Very nice a tidy mate looks the dogs

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    Looks a good bit nicer than mine, well done mate.

    Mine's 4.5 blocks long on one side and 4 blocks long on the other lol.

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    A nice tidy job mate well done.
    John

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    Agree looks the business.

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    Thanks all I was kind of chuffed with it, the sieve wastes are now connected up and electrics done................finished? well is a pond ever really finished. I am now thinking about a lid for the pit. Decking would look nice but it going to be heavy to lift anyone used the plastic deck? is it lighter.

    Andy

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    From what I've seen on some of the other posts people use rams on their filter pit lids makes lifting them up much easier.

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    looks neat,you could always do it in 4 hinged section,like a bifold lid,if you did it so you folded from steps side to where your stood im guessing thats front to back,so just fold as you go,,,,andi

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    Yeah I am thinking maybe 4 sections and gas lift rams.

    Andy

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    A sheet of foam insulation (celotex, kingspan etc) cut to size, then cover with fibreglass. It will be very strong. And very light.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alburglar View Post
    A sheet of foam insulation (celotex, kingspan etc) cut to size, then cover with fibreglass. It will be very strong. And very light.
    That sounds like a good idea.

    Is it strong enough to walk/jump on?

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    Two layers of fibreglass each side and it would be very strong. You can always add some 2x2 strips of foam underneath and fibreglass over those to add support. You can also go super strong and use woven mat, but thats abit OTT for this. Grp over foam was very common in motorsport until carbon fibre came along.

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