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Homemade Vacuum Leak Detector


Vacuum Leak Detector

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BUILDER:
veloandy on thesamba.com
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade vacuum leak detector constructed from a paint can by means of attaching a hose barb and a quick disconnect fitting to the lid. Smoke is generated by burning a rag inside the can.
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Mar 25, 2014 4:45 PM
DIYer
I have to say that I'm amazed at the creativity of the guy who first thought this up. I can see it working very well in chasing down leaks.
Nov 01, 2013 3:03 PM
daveward
That's quite a set-up...smoke billowing from the cracked hoses and bad connections.  When desperate light something on fire!  No...retract that.
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DIY Vacuum Leak Detector - comment on how to build a Vacuum Leak Detector - 2 comments
DIYer says:
Mar 25, 2014 4:45 PM
I have to say that I'm amazed at the creativity of the guy who first thought this up. I can see it working very well in chasing down leaks.

daveward says:
Nov 01, 2013 3:03 PM
That's quite a set-up...smoke billowing from the cracked hoses and bad connections.  When desperate light something on fire!  No...retract that.

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