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Thread: Return placement

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    Return placement

    Sitting around waiting on the town to approve permits so I thought I'd do some pre-planning for my plumbing design. Skimmers are set (precut into walls) so just thinking of where and how many returns to use. I guess 2 returns for the steps are mandatory since the prevailing wind is going to pile stuff there otherwise... also thinking 1 across from each skimmer... then a fifth one in the top middle somewhere to try to set up a counter-clockwise pattern. Any good? The equipment pad will sit about 15' behind the steps on the right.
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    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: Return placement

    There are a couple of ways of doing it.

    If you go for one big counter clockwise loop you definitely need something in the bottom right as that will otherwise be a dead area.

    You might be better off going for a figure 8 motion, with the water on the two sides spinning in opposite directions: left counter-clockwise and right clockwise.
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