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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby zonker on Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:41 pm

not sure if it's feasible, but why not just use a plastic zip lock bag as a liner?

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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby TASmart on Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:46 pm

zonker wrote:not sure if it's feasible, but why not just use a plastic zip lock bag as a liner?


Interesting thought, I like it!

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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby Pugsy on Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:52 pm

Hmmm....plastic bag. It could be done fairly easily I would think.
I don't think the heater plate would get hot enough to be a problem for the baggie. Would need to fix it up some how so the lid would still close and seal but I think that could be done.
Tomorrow if I feel better I may play around with it. I never did feel up to going to town today to see what WalMart or the hardware store offered in the form of some sort of product.
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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby zonker on Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:40 pm

Pugsy wrote:Hmmm....plastic bag. It could be done fairly easily I would think.
I don't think the heater plate would get hot enough to be a problem for the baggie. Would need to fix it up some how so the lid would still close and seal but I think that could be done.
Tomorrow if I feel better I may play around with it. I never did feel up to going to town today to see what WalMart or the hardware store offered in the form of some sort of product.


yeah, baggie, that's what i meant. the zip top would just be another problem. and i hadn't even considered the heating element! hell, it might just be easier to use one of the many glue solutions posted above! :)

anyway, keep us posted on what you come up with.....

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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby SewTired on Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:46 pm

The cost is probably greater than the replacement, but if you have an aquarium, the clear sealant for that would likely repair your water chamber. It is not tolerant of heat, but so long as the repair is above the heating pan, it should work just fine. I think you can get very small quantities of this stuff, but again, not sure if it costs too much for repair or not.
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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby zonker on Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:52 pm

SewTired wrote:The cost is probably greater than the replacement, but if you have an aquarium, the clear sealant for that would likely repair your water chamber. It is not tolerant of heat, but so long as the repair is above the heating pan, it should work just fine. I think you can get very small quantities of this stuff, but again, not sure if it costs too much for repair or not.


hmmm...maybe the price isn't out of reach-

https://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywo ... h8znumvl_b

or-

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Speedi-Prod ... wAodQe8NHg

sew tired? curious as i neither have fish nor install bathroom tile, but what is the difference between this aquarium sealant and caulk?

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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby Pugsy on Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:58 pm

Thanks guys and gals. I haven't felt like doing anything today. This cold is kicking my ass....and it appears that I have shared it with hubby. :shock: :shock:

No rush anyway. The new spare should be here tomorrow.
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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby #1Guest on Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:52 pm

Pugsy wrote:Oh..I have already ordered a new chamber.
I just want to see if I can fix it. I don't know that I would ever use it and if I did it likely would be months from now.
I just want to try. I am that way....I like to try stuff.
Oh, I'm the same way. Better to try things now when you can do so at your leisure, so I am rootin for you.

There are products for boats or swimming pools just like the aquariums. There are also those foam type tapes used for sealing drafts in doors & windows that may make a decent gasket. Or simply some cork material depending on where and what the damage is.

I have seen the Gorilla Glue that comes in a bottle with a small brush like fingernail polish which helps when applying to a tight spot.

All the usual precautions apply but I think something like this might be helpful for someone traveling to make a temp repair to get thru a nite or two.

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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby LSAT on Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:40 pm

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Pugsy wrote:Oh..I have already ordered a new chamber.
I just want to see if I can fix it. I don't know that I would ever use it and if I did it likely would be months from now.
I just want to try. I am that way....I like to try stuff.
Oh, I'm the same way. Better to try things now when you can do so at your leisure, so I am rootin for you.

There are products for boats or swimming pools just like the aquariums. There are also those foam type tapes used for sealing drafts in doors & windows that may make a decent gasket. Or simply some cork material depending on where and what the damage is.

I have seen the Gorilla Glue that comes in a bottle with a small brush like fingernail polish which helps when applying to a tight spot.

All the usual precautions apply but I think something like this might be helpful for someone traveling to make a temp repair to get thru a nite or two.


Something about this sounds familiar......Hmmmm

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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby Pugsy on Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:02 pm

Crap. Just got back from WalMart and I knew I forgot something. Totally slipped my mind to go looking to see what they might have.
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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby TASmart on Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:05 pm

Hope that means you are feeling better or is it just boredom that drove you to Walmart?

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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby Pugsy on Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:12 pm

No not feeling any better but had to go because I was out of food and cold medicine.
It was a fast trip just getting enough of the "have to have" stuff right now.
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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby WES3 on Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:20 pm

LSAT wrote:Something about this sounds familiar......Hmmmm
YOU bring a condescending comment to every thread you post in.

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Re: Ideas needed for AirSense 10 water chamber repair

Postby LSAT on Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:04 pm

WES3 wrote:
LSAT wrote:Something about this sounds familiar......Hmmmm
YOU bring a condescending comment to every thread you post in.


WOW...another name to add to the list. It would only be condesending to you. Are you ashamed to use your real registered name?

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