Originally Posted by pbcheese
Ok cool. Thanks a lot. First time experiencing a vertical reg. Also, I noticed the screen already looked pretty mangled when I unscrewed it. Does this need need to be replacedwith a fresh one?
The tiny mesh screen ring? Don't worry about it. Clean it and put it back in there. It's not entirely necessary, to be honest, but some like the piece of mind. It's supposed to block dirt/debri from dirty fills, but i can't imagine it blocking enough dirt to matter.