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Old 03-03-2014, 08:15 PM
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Are you going to put a check valve on your vent line
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:51 PM
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Are you going to put a check valve on your vent line
No, according to Wakemakers if you set up with a self priming pump and fill/drain through the bottom of the boat you don't need a check valve.
If it does end up needing one, it will be simple to add.
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Old 03-03-2014, 09:21 PM
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A check valve should help get the back completely empty when draining. I don't have one on my vent lines though.
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Old 03-03-2014, 10:44 PM
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When I drive down the road my bag turns into a balloon, the vent line turns into a pressurized line and blows up the bag. Probably not a huge deal but I am adding a check valve this spring.
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Old 03-04-2014, 12:06 AM
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Those fitting that are 90 elbow from bag to fill/drain hose, do they come with the bags from wakemakers? I just bought my bags and no fittings came with them.

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Old 03-04-2014, 12:07 AM
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When I drive down the road my bag turns into a balloon, the vent line turns into a pressurized line and blows up the bag. Probably not a huge deal but I am adding a check valve this spring.
That's funny. Check valves. Got it.

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Old 03-04-2014, 12:16 AM
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Mine came with the vent hose extension and fittings, but I purchased a kit to convert stock tank to bag
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Old 03-04-2014, 12:17 AM
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Hmmm, I just bought the bags only. Figured it would come with them.

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Old 03-04-2014, 06:29 AM
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My vent line has the flat looking 90 fitting and you really don't notice the difference after the first time out.

Wakemaker is correct. You don't need a check valve on dedicated thru hull vented bag like you are doing.
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Old 03-04-2014, 03:08 PM
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If you just buy the bags, they don't come with the fittings. The fittings and hoses come with the tankbuster kits from wakemakers. You can get the 90deg fittings at lowe's or home depot. Just use some teflon tape on the threads.
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