Garden Hose to Pool Hose Coupler for DIY Heater
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I have been threatening to build a DIY pool heater for a couple of years now. I have half a dozen of those cheap Intek filter/pumps that pump nowhere near enough water for a large pool, so I plan on using that as the circulator. I will connect the pump to a black, 100' garden hose to act as a solar heater. To do that, I needed a way to couple the pump's 1.25" hoses to the garden hose. I didn't want to cut the hose and use barbed connectors like other people often do... I wanted the hose to remain intact. I have yet to figure out how to design threads in CAD, so I am relying on this fantastic pair designed by codemite for the threaded portion. To use this, you will need to print one each of the male and female couplers.
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- Publication date: 2019/02/22 at 16:12
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