Sand filter lid stuck

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Sand filter lid stuck

Postby arthurday » Sat 24 Mar, 2012 11:17

I have some how got my sand filter lid stuck, I have cleaned the threads and screwed the lid down, and now it wont open.
Is there a trick to opening the lid


Sand filter lid stuck

Postby Comeinhandy » Wed 16 Apr, 2014 05:16

It depends on the type of top you have but what you need is a tool with a long handle for a lot if leverage. Every year I have problems with the top of my choline dispenser and the top of my sand filter. I recently made a tool for these, shown in my video on youtube (comeinhandynow channel) here:

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