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Wednesday, May 11th 2005, 4:54am

Author: KEggemeyer

Hose clamps and poly pipe

Um, no. I was putting them closer to the end of the poly, after the barbs. Is that what I'm doing wrong?

Tuesday, May 10th 2005, 5:24pm

Author: KEggemeyer

Hose clamps and poly pipe

I'm using PVC for my laterals. To attach the sprinkler heads, I am using PVC female threaded fittings that have plastic barbed fittings screwed into them. I'm using poly pipe for the run from the lateral to the sprinkler. These are clamped down with hose clamps. My problem is this... I think I'm really tightening the hose clamps, but the water is still leaking out of the fitting (at the poly and barbed end connection). I've looked online and I'm using the same type of fitting sold for poly pipe....