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2.5" PVC to 2" threaded male adapter - more elegan

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2.5" PVC to 2" threaded male adapter - more elegan

Unread postAuthor: NewMexicoJoe » Thu Jul 12, 2007 8:26 am

Hey everyone - just transferred over from Spudtech. Sad to see they're more or less closing down.

I just found a length of 2.5" PVC - no small feat in this town. I need to attach it to a 2" threaded male adapter. I've seen pics of a coupler glued onto the end and the 2" male threaded adapter glued inside the coupler. (So this male adapter must be exactly the same OD as the 2.5" pipe) Does anyone have one of these or know where I could find it? Local Home Repo/Lowes has a poor selection.

BTW - the small "snack apples" they sell in a bag up here this time of year are an excellent fit in the 2.5 PVC. It's good because they're not very tasty.
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Unread postAuthor: potatoflinger » Thu Jul 12, 2007 8:44 am

The part you want is called a reducing bushing, it goes inside a coupling. Just make sure you don't buy a bell reducer. I buy mine at Lowes.
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Unread postAuthor: NewMexicoJoe » Thu Jul 12, 2007 11:20 am

Thanks. I'll take a look.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Thu Jul 12, 2007 4:03 pm

I have a 2.5" male adapter with 2" male threads, its cool because it needs no bushing/coupler.
I got mine at Ewings.
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Unread postAuthor: NewMexicoJoe » Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:13 pm

That would be the way to go. It doesn't look like Ewing sells direct online and I'd have to drive about 10 hours to the nearest outlet. Anyone have an extra they want to unload?
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Unread postAuthor: Modderxtrordanare » Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:31 pm

If you paid to buy the part as well as shipping I could go get one from my local ewings.

Do you really live in new mexico? Texas isn't that far from you then.

Here's a 2.5x2" reducer bushing and a 2.5" coupling.


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Unread postAuthor: NewMexicoJoe » Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:44 pm

I'd gladly pay shipping plus a fair markup for your troubles.

I live in NY, formerly from NM.
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Re: 2.5" PVC to 2" threaded male adapter - more elegan

Unread postAuthor: MCRKilljoy » Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:52 pm

Maybe I am lucky, but my local hardware store sells 2.5" pipe and all sorts of fittings! But I don't need them because I have a steel pipe QEV gun.
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Unread postAuthor: Gippeto » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:26 pm

Do you have something against kittens?? :lol:

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Unread postAuthor: matti » Fri Jan 06, 2017 4:59 am

Gippeto wrote:Do you have something against kittens?? :lol:


Maybe he has :D :lol: But it has been only 10 years, I nearly remember those :lol:
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Unread postAuthor: Gippeto » Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:47 pm

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