Top vs. Side sand filters

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Top vs. Side sand filters

Postby skirt » Sun 20 Apr, 2008 19:48

What is the purpose/advantage/disadvantage of a top sand filter vs. a side sand filter. The side valve filters are alot more $. Thanks

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Postby DBServices » Tue 22 Apr, 2008 04:01

I like the side mounts, Its easer access to the inside of the filter. You do not have to remove valve.
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