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Old 01-30-2015, 07:42 PM   #1
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Charlotte Pipe 2 in. PVC Sch. 40 Plug-PVC 02118 1800HD - The Home Depot


Fernco 2 in. x 2 in. DWV Flexible PVC Coupling-P1056-22 - The Home Depot

+ a metal screw in tire valve, possibly for free from a local tire shop


Seems to hold enough pressure to work decent. I was putting in about 17psi when I was tracking down some leaks. The clamps held tight but the rubber was swelling a little. Would probably not recommend for 25+psi obviously, but for what I needed it worked great.

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Old 01-30-2015, 07:47 PM   #2
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Yours seems a little better, here is mine.

I just JB welded the valve on(i've used JB weld to past 100psi). The upper part didn't have a clamp on it in this picture, but it got one. Used this tester to about 35psi. Cheap shitty auto parts store silicone swelled like a balloon.
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Old 01-30-2015, 07:49 PM   #3
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lol nice n sloppy but it works right! the rubber valve would work great if it would snap in, that's why I just used a metal screw in type.
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