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ok, the air adjustment on my skimmer, absolutely sucks.

it's a little plastic dial thing, over a piece of black nylon airline tubing.

the problem is adjusting it. it's horrible. let's say my water level is 1" below the recommended level in the skimmer. the SLIGHTEST turn of the knob, launches the water 2 or 3 inches ABOVE the line. the SLIGHTEST turn back, drops water 3 or 4 inches below the line, even lower than original.

so, i spend 15-20 minutes getting the adjsutment jsut right, going back and back over and over again.. grrrrrr

so i was thinking a needle valve might be a better solution. however, the only needle valves i can find at HD are brass.

will brass be ok? it's not hanging down in the water, obviously, but i still wasn't too sure if a brass valve will work for this application..

any ideas?
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