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DrPhill

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There is no 'Tight as a duck' sub forum - so maybe folks here do not penny pinch or maybe they use this forum....

Anyway, the unseasonally dry weather made collecting the recent rainfall a good idea. I needed some water but linkers, but at a fiver a go this seemed unreasonable.

Then the hose on our shower head started leaking..... well you can guess the rest. A cheap replacement hose (£2.88gbp inc P&P) repaired the shower, and the old hose made two - yes two - water butt linkers (sealed at the high end, dropping into the next butt down). A sixteen mm hole in the plastic butt is just small enough to make a tight seal round the hose end. The flange keeps the end inside the butt.

The ironic thing is that I would never have thought of buying a shower hose and butchering it to make two cheap water-butt connectors. Life is odd sometimes.

Now, what to do with the two chrome nuts left over?
 

Cheshirechappie

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Wildman":cg8081cu said:
you chromed your nuts??????????????????
I gather it's called 'bling' these days. That said, I'm glad chroming your nuts wasn't in fashion when I was a lad.
 

Hitch

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If its anything like my shower hose, keep them to go with the next two you will get when you replace the new hose in a couple of months time :roll:
 
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