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    3/4 inch deep socket recommendations for Hayward DE filter

    Hi TFPers.
    I am having a hard time trying to find locally a 3/4 inch "deep" socket for the reinstallation of my Hayward 60 DE filter ring nut and bolt. Any online recommendations?
    Also, I saw a bunch of videos where people used drills to tighten the nut/bolt for these filters. Would that be sufficient vs. using a torque wrench?
    Thanks in advance.
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    Re: 3/4 inch deep socket recommendations for Hayward DE filter

    If the tools are not used all the time my favorite store is harbor freight, there should be one close to you

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    Re: 3/4 inch deep socket recommendations for Hayward DE filter

    Any auto parts store, sears, Lowes, Home Depot should have one available.
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    Re: 3/4 inch deep socket recommendations for Hayward DE filter

    Quote Originally Posted by 440dodge440 View Post
    Any auto parts store, sears, Lowes, Home Depot should have one available.
    agreed, it is commonly used to remove spark plugs
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    Re: 3/4 inch deep socket recommendations for Hayward DE filter

    Thanks guys. I appreciate the input.
    May 2015: 17K Viking Caribbean Fiberglass IG pool (16'x40'), PAL lighting three 2T4 LED's (inside pool), Hayward DE 6020, Hayward Ecostar VS pump, SWG TCell15, Hayward HP21404T Heat Pump, Hayward Omnilogic automation + Sense & Dispense (HLCHEM).
    Rest of the backyard ideas/wish list: 12 x 20 Pergola, 48" Round Firepit, Accent/Landscape lighting, Outdoor movie theatre and music (projector & speakers), etc...

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