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    Another Dumb Question - Use of PVC for a WTC

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    Radioman
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    Another Dumb Question - Use of PVC for a WTC

    Post  Radioman on Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:05 pm

    Has anyone every tried to use PVC pipe for a WTC?

    Radioman(Tom)


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    Re: Another Dumb Question - Use of PVC for a WTC

    Post  redboat219 on Tue Jul 07, 2015 12:33 am

    Radioman wrote:Has anyone every tried to use PVC pipe for a WTC?

    Look here;
    http://www.rc-submarines.net/how-do-you-keep-the-water-out.html
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    Re: Another Dumb Question - Use of PVC for a WTC

    Post  david f on Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:53 am

    A good question. Lots of people use PVC piping and in many ways it is the ideal material. Strong, tough, low cost, easily available.

    However lots of people also use transparent materials perspex, polycarbonate etc. Looks better at the pond side or on the exhibition stand and can show leaks!

    David


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    Re: Another Dumb Question - Use of PVC for a WTC

    Post  Radioman on Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:53 pm

    Thanks for the reply all.

    Tom

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