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Post by Commander_Gaunt » Tue Feb 15, 2005 7:49 pm

I need help! I need to buy PVC for a WBL, but no stores I can find sell PVC in the size I need, also no where online specifies whether it's schedule 40 or not.
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Post by SSCBen » Tue Feb 15, 2005 8:31 pm

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PVC should be available everywhere. From what I know, 2 and 3 inch pipe is used extremely commonly in construction. Try checking your phone book for a few businesses. Alternatively, you could order PVC online from any number of retailers (not that it will be as cheap as buying it locally).

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Post by Commander_Gaunt » Tue Feb 15, 2005 8:39 pm

In B&Q (probably the biggest builders supplyist in the UK), they had no fittings for PVC and only 1 1/2 inch pipe. No (reasonably priced) PVC stockists I know of on the internet actually tell you what schedule the pipe is (does the schedule matter?). I know of a plumbing specialist near me, but that will be as expensive as most off the net.
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Post by Godzillasoaker65 » Tue Feb 15, 2005 8:51 pm

You could check Rockys or Home Depot. I don't know a lot about PVC so I don't have anything else to say. :(
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Post by SSCBen » Tue Feb 15, 2005 9:20 pm

Originally posted by Commander_Gaunt@Feb 15 2005, 03:39 PM
In B&Q (probably the biggest builders supplyist in the UK), they had no fittings for PVC and only 1 1/2 inch pipe. No (reasonably priced) PVC stockists I know of on the internet actually tell you what schedule the pipe is (does the schedule matter?). I know of a plumbing specialist near me, but that will be as expensive as most off the net.
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Schedule determines the thickness of the pipe. Schedule 40 is the most common, and if the schedule isn't listed, it's likely schedule 40.

You may want to check out that plumbing specialist. Even if the prices are the exact same as the internet, you'll at least get your PVC home faster. ;)

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Post by Commander_Gaunt » Tue Feb 15, 2005 10:18 pm

Good point, thanks doom!

[at]Godzillasoaker - Stores in England only, PVC is rarer here.
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Post by Godzillasoaker65 » Tue Feb 15, 2005 10:47 pm

Oh, sorry Commander Gaunt. I didn't know they were only in England. :huh:
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