Another choice for conduit is SDR35 (or SDR26 with a heavier wall) PVC
pipe which in 4" and up diameters can be had with rubber gaskets. No
glue involved. Check with your local pipe suppliers as it is used a lot
for drainage and sometimes if codes permit for sewer. I used some 8" x
20' lengths for drainage.
On 4/4/2011 6:40 AM, Jim Lux wrote:
> On Apr 3, 2011, at 22:00, "Mark, K5ER"<email@example.com> wrote:
>> This brings up another question, though. Obviously, the 6 runs of LDF
>> would feed through easier if already laid out nice and straight. Rather
>> than bury the conduit and then try to pull, why can't I lay the LDF right
>> by the trench and simply slide the sections of PVC over them, glue each up,
>> and then drop it in the trench? Seems like it would be easier than trying
>> to pull the relatively stiff LDF the entire 125' length.
> I've done both schemes. One down side to the glue with stuff in conduit
> approach is that you get glue on the contents if you're not super careful.
> It also might not be as water tight, since you're jostling the connection
> just after gluing, and the joint might no be completely set.
> However, as you note, it's a whole lot easier.
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