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$50 ATS

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by tom39, Jan 6, 2016.

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  1. Bud,

    So a few weeks ago I picked up what looks like one of your earlier version ATS. I think it is a L1. Anyway, it came with a few upgrade plates, fittings, valves, leds, led driver and heat sinks. I was looking to get it up and running again but wanted to touch base with you to get the newest upgrades and other things that I may be missing. (I will upload a pic in a few minutes.) When you have a chance, take a look and let me know what you think and what you think I need to do to get it running at 100%.

    Thanks,
    Tom
     
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  3. Turbo

    Turbo Does not really look like Johnny Carson Staff Member Site Owner Multiple Units! Customer

    Rev 1 L2, looks like one where I sent out an upgrade kit but they never used it. Looks like they changed out some LEDs (I never used white star PCBs), not sure why the ones on the heat sink are still wired up...I have a guide on installing the side patch on YouTube. Missing lid and false bottom?
     
  4. Yeah it looks like I am missing the lid. Didn't even realize that. The false bottom is there and it looks almost new. Not sure what they got going on with the leds. Think that they were trying something on their own.
    Anyway, I watched one of your videos and I seen that you make a patch that includes a new setup for the slot tube and e-drain. The patch on the e-drain side had 2 holes and then there was a patch for the other side for the other end of the slot pipe. With that patch kit, do you have to use a different slot pipe or does it retrofit your existing tube?
     
  5. Turbo

    Turbo Does not really look like Johnny Carson Staff Member Site Owner Multiple Units! Customer

    Different slot pipe - that's for the Rev 3 upgrade dual patch. I wouldn't recommend it unless you have a specific need/desire to enclose/seal the slot pipe like that.
     
  6. Didn't have a particular need but thought it would be nice to have that setup. It looked like you were able to remove the slot pipe and screen without disconnecting the feed pump.
     
  7. Turbo

    Turbo Does not really look like Johnny Carson Staff Member Site Owner Multiple Units! Customer

    The Rev 1 and Rev 2 have a slot pipe that sits in the cutout. You still need to shut off the return pump and disconnect the union before cleaning. It looks like you only got 1/2 of the union fitting also, the one that is connected to the elbow is half of it, the other half would be screwed onto the slot pipe. You will need to get a new union fitting, just a few $ at Lowes (3/4" threaded union).

    I run 2 Rev 1 scrubber myself and they are still good units. It looks like they installed the bottom patch (threaded acrylic patch + threaded adapter) so that unit will have very good drainage. Not sure why you got 2 ball valves though, you only need one.
     
  8. So it looks like I just need a lid and a foot of light blocker then. Do you have any replacement lids lying around if so can you let me know the cost + shipping?

    Thanks,
    Tom
     

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