Is that a gap around the bolt hole? I don’t think that is normal. Mine do not look like that.
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you can cut them, as I have always received a few extras with orders, but I have always slid them off T connectors with my fingernails. In cold weather, the bands really dig under you nails. We need a name... (More)
Quick answer, NO, 36” is not too big. Not at all.
If you click on my profile and look back at some of my early posts you will find my deck canopy. I used a tarp that is 24’ by... (More)
Good question! So, you can use T-connectors or 90s which is what you have by the sound of it. I like Ts because they are so basic and versatile, but the 90 is a better choice for nice, rigid corners.... (More)
For cleanup, I used a rag with acetone—you should also wear gloves. This cleaned up the pipes nicely and cut through sticker residue too.
As for paint, depending on what you are building, the obvious choice is to use the... (More)
There are some interesting possibilities, including slipping 1/2 EMT inside the 3/4 which is something I am planning to do with a swing arm. You can also remove the friction bands and get a connection that is tight but still... (More)
Could use two T connectors with a pipe stub like so:
Could also do a more stylized version with a T and a 45:
or the reversed version: