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Old 06-05-2006, 05:23 PM
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Went out on a "broken sprinkler" today at district office complex which seemed that the site guy already attempted to repair. I think I'll give him some baling wire also and he'll have everything covered.
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Old 06-05-2006, 07:34 PM
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Went out on a "broken sprinkler" today at district office complex which seemed that the site guy already attempted to repair. I think I'll give him some baling wire also and he'll have everything covered.
Gota love Duct tape. I have seen that used so much on drip I could just take a hatchet to it.
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Old 06-05-2006, 07:53 PM
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Taping over a buried leak is just evil. A good tight wrap of duck tape will redirect the leaking water, and make the fault that much harder to find later on.
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Old 06-05-2006, 10:19 PM
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So, duct tape is not indigenous to this area? You never know what else you'll find when you see that familiar webbing blowing in the wind. I was talking with a customer last week as I started working on his system. He had a leak and a few heads in need of replacement. As I dug up the first one, I found that whoever was there before had duct taped the elbow on the Kaf-flex. He said "what is that? Duct tape?" I told him sometimes you have to do that when the Elmer's won't hold
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Old 06-06-2006, 08:26 AM
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With the progression of things on this forum my next question HAS to be: "Do you bevel and primer prior to wrapping the duct tape?"
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Old 06-06-2006, 10:12 AM
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I knew of one guy who added onto a patio, and pulled a head off the end of a poly pipe, and filled the open end with epoxy glue, and later on, wondered why that was a problem.
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With the progression of things on this forum my next question HAS to be: "Do you bevel and primer prior to wrapping the duct tape?"
Primer Definitely. Beveling well that is a waste of time when using duct tape.
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