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Old 07-30-2014, 09:15 PM   #1
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Pipe identification, How to cap it

Howdy everyone. Let me start with some pictures I took today of the mystery pipe:
I'm pretty sure that's HDPE but figured I'd ask the experts here.

The back of my house has a hose bib with a PVC connection that goes underground. While underground, there is a T fitting somewhere, with one side going to another hose bib that pops up out of the ground which I have connected to irrigate some crops. The 3rd port of the underground T is connected to this black mystery pipe that was just haphazardly cut by the previous homeowner before moving out. This would be one of the downsides of buying a foreclosure :/

Anyway, my goal is to just cap this pipe off. Can anyone help me identify it and point me in the right direction for a permanent, rock solid cap connection? I had a PVC cap glued on there with a hose clamp for good measure but that popped off this week when I added a watering timer for the irrigation. The timer introduced some water hammer when it shuts off and I think that was too much for the hack job I had on there before.



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Old 07-30-2014, 09:39 PM   #2
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I'd try to find where it was started from and disconnect there.
Another way is with a Barb fitting, with a couple totally stainless steel hose clamps, with a cap on it.


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