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Old 11-14-2012, 07:25 PM   #1
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What is the term for the rubber coupling with 2" ring clamps?


I'm trying to order 3/4" ones online because local stores don't see to carry them that small.

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Are you talking about Fernco couplings? good luck finding one that small. You might be better of using radiator hose and clamps-

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Are you talking about Fernco couplings? good luck finding one that small. You might be better of using radiator hose and clamps-
Found em on eBay:

3/4" Fernco Pipe Connector Coupling

Expensive, but nice if you need to take something apart in sections and can't use threaded.
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What is the term for the rubber coupling with 2" ring clamps?


I wonder what you will use them for.
Only thing I can think of in 3/4" is a supply line, do you think they will hold the pressure with hose clamps?
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I wonder what you will use them for.
Only thing I can think of in 3/4" is a supply line, do you think they will hold the pressure with hose clamps?
Yeah, there really leak proof. Obviously I'm just using them for utility pumps, I doubt they'd hold back 40 psi.

I generally run all my water lines 3/4", since all but the beefiest pumps tend to have a 3/4" outlet (I have a 1 hp cast iron one with an 1 1/2 outlet, always wanted to use it to make the worlds more wasteful shower -- it would have to have a separate water holding tank, probably would backup the drain)
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