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Old 06-19-2017, 05:27 PM   #1
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I have two 1" PVC conduit sections. I wish to connect the two sections with a 2' piece of flexible, non-water tight PVC conduit. However, so far, the flexible conduit has a water tight seal, or some other end piece that does not match a normal PVC conduit. How do I get this to work?
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Female adapter on the PVC, male adapter on the flex.

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Where did you find non-water tight flexible pvc? Are you talking about ENT(electrical nonmetallic tubing)? Commonly referred to as smurf tube.
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Where did you find non-water tight flexible pvc? Are you talking about ENT(electrical nonmetallic tubing)? Commonly referred to as smurf tube.
I haven't found anything but many feet of water tight conduit, which I do not need. all I need is a small section of flexible 1" that hooks to my typical 1" PVC conduit.
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Female adapter on the PVC, male adapter on the flex
I'm confused, what type of adapter? Do I buy flexible water tight, and simply cut off a piece, and the adapter slips on?
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How about a picture or link.
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Here is one brand of LFNMC connectors. Other brands are available as well as connectors for LFMC
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One type of liquid tight flexible metallic conduit (LFMC) connector.
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This fitting is glued on to the rigid pvc.
Pvc female adapter
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This fitting is glued on to the rigid pvc.
Pvc female adapter
Oh...I get it now, the adapter is a typical 1" female threaded adapter. I see.
Now, the problem is I only need a couple of feet, not 25'
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Use these and cement them to the pipe.

My supply house sells LFNMC by the foot.

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Use these and cement them to the pipe.
This worked out well, thank you
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