Baffle replacement - Glue or No Glue?

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  1. Oct 27, 2019 #1

    PDub

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    I just replaced the outlet Baffle with a Polylok adapter, 4" Schedule 40 PVC Tee and fittings. I glued all of the joints except the one where the red arrow is. The thought is that the T can be removed later if necessary. Any thoughts on if this is a good or bad idea?

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  2. Oct 31, 2019 #2

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    It needs to be glued or it will fall out into tank. Then there will be a whole world of hurt.
     
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    Obviously that is the risk. But what would make it fall into the tank? It's a pretty tight friction fit. What forces are expected to push it out?
     
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    Compromise and wrap some lightweight wire around it. If possible.
     

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