The fabrication team met at the Peru Fire House to work on the pre-filter. First they tried to make a "loop" with a 1/2 inch diameter PVC pipe. This type of Tantalus did not work.
Then they made three coils with clear flexible tubing. This was a much smaller coil then the first one. It turns out that it did not work well after 2 cycles as it over flowed the bucket.
We shortened it to two coils and made the coil diameter smaller. This did not work well. It trickled all the time.We then added to 90 degree angle elbows inside the bucket. This offers the most promise. But it does not turn off neatly. We will need to do something to the ends to make it end the cycle neatly.
Members Present: Caleb, Tianze, Josh, Michael, Liam, Grace, and Gideon
G.S. and M.B.