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Old 06-28-2009, 02:46 PM   #1
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2" U-bend?

Does anyone know where I could find a clear plastic U-bend pipe with about a 2 inch diameter?
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Old 06-28-2009, 03:38 PM   #2
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Like a sink trap? Lowes/HD in the sink/toilet repair section. Not sure if they are 2"... if not, 2 45's/90's w/ a stub connector ?
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Couldn't you just use two "U" tubes?
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Isn't that a circle, parabola, whatever?

BTW: I missed the clear part....
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Old 06-28-2009, 04:58 PM   #5
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I think the clear part will be the problem. I just saw these at HD yesterday, but they are white or gray. What will you be using it for that needs it to be clear? Knife fish?
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My application is very low tech. I want to use it to connect two tanks, it needs to be clear so I can check it isn't filling up with air and to know if livestock "missing" from the tanks are hiding in it.
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Old 06-30-2009, 12:48 PM   #7
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you will probably have to buy a straight piece, use a hot air gun to heat it up and bend it yourself. that is of course if the clear stuff reacts the same as regular pvc.
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Old 06-30-2009, 12:58 PM   #8
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Here's a start.. Reg clear PVC, 2 45's/90's and a connector will make your U.. Just not sure where you'd buy it in such small quantity.

NewAge Industries - Clear-40ģ - Rigid Clear PVC Pipe
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Old 06-30-2009, 01:18 PM   #9
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Thanks for the tip, when I search for elbows i can find retailers who have them, and I have some PVC glue to make up the shape I need
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Kewl.. sounds like you could use reg schd-40 white PVC for the connector between the 45's/90's then it would be mostly clear .. Until the algae/bacteria/gunk slime coat the pipe. Ever look at inside of a canister hose? Yuck
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