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    A Self Clamping PVC Pipe Patch

    Using low-tech thermal forming, I make PVC patches that will fit any size PVC pipe. These patches snap in place, so need no clamping device while the cement sets up.

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    Thanks rgsparber! We've added your PVC Pipe Patch to our Miscellaneous category,
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    Ive patched them for many years, just cut a 1/4 piece out, add glue to both portions( pipe and patch) and snap it over. never had any issues at all. you can add a clamp or zip tie if you wish. small pvc may need more or a peice removed. like 1/3rd or more as it's a lot stiffer the small it gets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marksbug View Post
    Ive patched them for many years, just cut a 1/4 piece out, add glue to both portions( pipe and patch) and snap it over. never had any issues at all. you can add a clamp or zip tie if you wish. small pvc may need more or a peice removed. like 1/3rd or more as it's a lot stiffer the small it gets.
    I’ve use 3/4” pipe to patch 1/2” but no other sizes worked for me.

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    you cal also use the thinner pvc pipe to patch it's easyer to clip over the small the pipe the harder it gets, I usualy use the sale dia for the patch as the one being patched. I have a nack for finding sprinkler pipes quite fast...I think in 1 hour or less I had to patch 8 that I found....( I think it's a dowzing pitchfork,not me)although the spade works just as well at finding them.



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