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Postby Pollux on Sun Nov 25, 2007 2:04 pm

Could you use pillow stuffing as filtration media?
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Postby crystal blue on Sun Nov 25, 2007 5:42 pm

If you are talking about polyester fiber fill, yes you can use it. I have used it and netting from the craft department to make filter cartridges and bubble-up filters for years. I have since converted the bubble-ups to sponges.
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Postby Pollux on Sun Nov 25, 2007 8:05 pm

thank you :D
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Postby pbgroupie on Mon Nov 26, 2007 12:37 am

I personally use the quilt batting (sheets of polyfiberfill) as my filter media. I just cut them to fit the filter frames, wrap them around and clip them. LOTS cheaper than the store-bought ones. :yes: Just make sure you are getting the polyester and not cotton. :err:
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Postby badflash on Mon Nov 26, 2007 1:17 am

If you look at the end of my last DIY giude, you'll see the filters I make from the batting.
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Postby Pollux on Mon Nov 26, 2007 6:05 am

oh yeah i forgot about thant, thanks :). whats wrong with cotton?
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Postby badflash on Mon Nov 26, 2007 12:49 pm

Cotton breaks down over time. The man made fibers last longer.
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Postby Pollux on Mon Nov 26, 2007 3:07 pm

aha, i knew there was a reason :). thanks.
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