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Old 07-25-2014, 06:27 AM   #1
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Things That Make You Go HUH?

Ran across this in the middle of a restoration. What in the world were they thinking...or not thinking!

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Old 07-25-2014, 06:31 AM   #2
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Wow!

Roadside repair that got forgotten?
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Wasn't electrical tape the "fix-all" before duct tape came along?
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Old 07-25-2014, 06:41 AM   #4
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Old 07-25-2014, 06:51 AM   #5
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Did you perform a leak test to see if the tape actually worked as intended? I'd personally reserve criticism until after I knew whether it did the job. If it did, it's hard to argue with success…

Though I'll admit, that's definitely not the way I'd do it…
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Old 07-25-2014, 07:11 AM   #6
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Did not pass sniff test...did not pass leak test. A potential deadly situation.
I'm just saying........

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Are there holes in the pipe? I have seen this sort of patch and all that was needed was to tighten the nut. There is almost no pressure on these lines. You could use aquarium hose from a pressure standpoint but from a safety standpoint copper is used.

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Yea, that's definitely not up to my standards.....I would have used Duct Tape.

Electrical tape is for insulation purposes and much too expensive to use on a non electrical devise.
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Did not pass sniff test...did not pass leak test. A potential deadly situation.
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It's hard to argue with failure, too…
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:50 AM   #11
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Do worry dear I fixed it that's just residual smell now where did you say them hotdogs were?
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Damn, they should have used the other universal product on that repair, silicone sealant.
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