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PVC vs Poly

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by 1idejim, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    PVC guys swear by it and Poly guys swear at it but today I was picking my tile saw up at my brothers house and saw something I thought I might share. My brother has been building bows for a few years as a hobby. He was showing me a few he had under construction when I saw this.


    My brother told me that he saw a guy make one on youtube and had to give it a try. Draw of around 45 pounds.
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  2. twomancrew

    twomancrew LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 940

    Couldn't tell you the size but I played on monkey bars made out of it when I was younger. I wouldn't think it was bigger than 2". Long time ago, I was real young. It was pretty dang high when you were on top and the other kids were making it sway.

    That bow is cool. Especially if it gets kids making and learning an outside sport. Could he make one from tiny pvc and shoot pencils with it? Maybe not:dizzy:
  3. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,192

    I Can't do that with 200 psi poly thats for sure.
  4. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,527

    I think poly makes a better trumpet, though.
  5. bcg

    bcg LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tx
    Messages: 1,865

    That's awesome. How accurate is it?
  6. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,590

    We will have all kinds of things to survive on when armageddon arrives.:)

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