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??????DIY - PVC CO2 reactor???????

Would a custom built reactor work if it was built out of PVC????
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Rex reactor is built out of PVC. If you search, there is a bunch of step by step instructions, including parts list.

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I built my reactor out of pvc!

Works great.

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It does work but personally I would build a creg reactor (water inlet and outlet at the top) using a whole house filter hosing 10" in length. No gluing and no cementing. It can be built within an hour. The total cost is about $30 for me. That's only slightly more than buying all the parts, including PVC cement, for a rex reactor.


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It does work but personally I would build a creg reactor (water inlet and outlet at the top) using a whole house filter hosing 10" in length. No gluing and no cementing. It can be built within an hour. The total cost is about $30 for me. That's only slightly more than buying all the parts, including PVC cement, for a rex reactor.
+1 but its actually called a cerges reactor.
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