1/2" pipe clamps

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Forum topic by scribble posted 08-01-2014 04:58 PM 857 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-01-2014 04:58 PM

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I purchased 2 new 1/2” pony pipe clamps and they have this heli coil looking piece in the package.

What is it for?

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#1 posted 08-01-2014 05:15 PM

They fit on the end of the pipe to keep the clamp from falling off.
Don’t have to use ‘em if ya don’t want.


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#2 posted 08-01-2014 06:17 PM

Putting them over the threads on the non fixed end of the pipe helps keep the threads from getting mangled too; in case you want to use a pipe coupler to join two pieces of pipe to make a longer clamp.

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