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Temporary AWS Fix
« on: July 05, 2017, 09:20:50 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Hero Member, morganmac. This user is located in NW Georgia, Zone 7b. This was originally posted on May 1, 2013.

Thought I'd mention this because it worked for me and I'm sure others have been in the same boat. In setting up my AWS this year, I discovered that I didn't have a long enough piece of the 1/4" tubing because I've relocated my boxes. I really wanted to get things set up since my tomatoes and peppers are getting bigger, but I didn't want to wait for the straight connector to ship and Lord knows trying to find parts to fit this tubing in a big box store is foolhardy.

So I used a spare T-connector and some waterproof, drinking water approved epoxy putty. I plugged the stem on the T and let it cure, and it's held up for a couple of weeks now without leaking. I'll purchase the connector the next time I order from Earthbox...just couldn't see paying shipping for a $1 connector!