I have several sections of 4 inch corrugated drain pipe that are pieced
together with several snap-on T connectors. All of this is
above-ground, and the problem is that they are leaking a noticeable
amount in certain places from where the pipe meets the T, and it is
causing puddling in an area tha getts muddy easily.
I only really need to fix the leaking in one area.
I was thinking about going around the outside of the joint a few times
with some really wide teflon tape, and then secure that with some duct
tape, but that was just my first thought.
Got any better ideas?
The stuff I'm talking about:
I haven't looked in that aisle at the borg lately, but my swiss-cheese
memory popped up an image of a clamshell clamp that went one corrugation
down from the joint in each direction, and physically trapped all the
parts. It was held together with a clip or bolt through an ear out one
Of course I could be hallucinating again.
Maybe if they don't exist off the shelf (any more, at least) you could
fake something like that by slitting a fitting, and adding ears with
rustproof sheet metal and a pop riveter? Or even just a slit fitting
gusseting the joint, held in place with monster zip ties?
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