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Old 26-01-2009, 08:47 PM   #11
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Thanks mate , I was wondering how you would clean the third one.

Maybe this is the project I need to get the side of my house sorted out, the water bills just gone up again and being on a meter as you are is not good .

You may get more questions if I make a start
PM as needed matey

if you are running a PW though, you'll empty a standard water butt pretty quickly in summer (if ) it stops raining...
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Old 26-01-2009, 08:58 PM   #12
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This seems quite good ...

http://www.water4all.co.uk/index.php?id=140

Couple of them and then find a bigger at a reasonable price
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Old 26-01-2009, 09:10 PM   #13
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you can do cheaper than that - stand it on a few bricks/blocks so you can get a bucket under it and it shouldnt cost much.

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Hi mate look like a good set-up. What feeds the water from one butt to the next? Is there a system that draws water from butt #1 and feeds into the top of butt #2 and so on? Ta.

What about this one? Click here for BIG Butts (!)

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Old 26-01-2009, 09:26 PM   #15
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you can do cheaper than that - stand it on a few bricks/blocks so you can get a bucket under it and it shouldnt cost much.

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Thats only the small one .....I'll need more than that won't I

Maybe the 210L they do... I'll try all the garden centres round by me, we have loads 'retirement capital of the world' round here they've got to do something all day.....
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use a joining kit like this - cheap and effective
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Old 26-01-2009, 09:29 PM   #17
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Thats only the small one .....I'll need more than that won't I

Maybe the 210L they do... I'll try all the garden centres round by me, we have loads 'retirement capital of the world' round here they've got to do something all day.....
get as much as you can. 200+ still goes quick

try the water company as they often do the best deals as an incentive.
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Been thinking about doing th same thing but was never sure on how clean the water would be. Have you got any pics of the connections from the gutter?

I have also been toying with the idea of using used britta filters in a similar manner in the collecting butt. They filter for ages and even if it is past filter use I know they will still filter to some effect!

Just got to figure a way to create a barrier for the filter
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just standard rainwater diverter availabe from any garden centre - mines a pain as I had the drainpipe the other side of the gate, so needed an extension pipe to reach it.
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try the water company as they often do the best deals as an incentive.
That was from them , I'll keep looking.....
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