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Re: my garden photos

Marge, you might be able to get gently curved ells at you local electrical
supply warehouse.  The electrical profession uses the same general type of
PVC conduit that plumbers use, only grey in color, and the curves are
available in a number of radaii.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 10:48 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] my garden photos

> > From: Donna  <justme@prairieinet.net>
> "> I don't use the sharp  degree fittings, more the larger ones. "
> You mean like a curved connection?
> Thanks for this info.  If you can curve it OK, that might just work
> for me as well; probably have to cut some roots to get them down 6"
> tho'...there's not one inch of soil in my gardens that's not full of
> either roots or rocks or both.  I'm thinking this might be a great
> thing for the main section that goes down the edge of the gravel
> drive...I should be able to hack through gravel to that depth - and
> maybe, since my winters aren't as harsh as yours, I wouldn't have to
> get it that deep....hmmmmm....I can see another rather major project
> looming here:-)
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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> > I haven't had a problem with angles and curves. I don't use the
> sharp
> > degree fittings, more the larger ones. I also use 2inch pvc, so
> there is
> > some room for the hose to work thru it. Since adding those posts
> with
> > the faucets, never have a problem with a kink. I do use an air
> > compressor to blow out the hoses for the winter. I started doing
> this at
> > the summer place, and the hose lasts about 5 years then springs a
> leak.
> > Easy enough to replace, just connect the new hose to the old one
> and
> > pull it thru.
> >
> > Since I do remove the water for the winter, I don't bury this very
> deep.
> > Maybe 6 inches under ground.
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