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Old 07/26/2007, 08:19 AM
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Stainless Steel

Can a Stainless steel clamp be used in a sump?
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Old 07/26/2007, 08:25 AM
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no. they are made from cheap stainless and will corrode and rust over time (yes cheap stainless will rust)
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Old 07/26/2007, 08:25 AM
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BTW use a zip ties or they do make plastic clamps
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Old 07/26/2007, 08:26 AM
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Thanks.. I thought so, but it's been a long time since I used them.
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Old 07/26/2007, 10:43 AM
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I'd use zip ties or plastic hose clamps for submerged stuff. Those marine grade stainless hose clamps are anything but. Cheapest stainless money can buy
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Old 07/26/2007, 11:26 AM
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Yep, zip ties are a reefer's best friend.
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