has anyone been able to use the horizontal nipples on glass containers?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ladyearth, Mar 13, 2015.

  1. ladyearth

    ladyearth Songster

    Nov 23, 2013
    I prefer glass if possible as long as it not freezing outside... I believe te "siun tea big gallon jars might work.. Has anyone found smaller real glass jars that will work?
    Thanks yall
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    I doubt you could get them to seal well in a hole in glass.... even if you could drill a hole in the glass.

    They are meant to be used in softer plastics, even PVC needs to have threads cut into it for the nipple threads to seal against.

    If you could drill a hole in the glass, you might be able to use a rubber grommet to thread the nipple into, you'd need to size the grommet to the nipple, then size the hole to the grommet.

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