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I cant get the nipples into the gromets!!!! GOT THEM IN gromets broke!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by nuttyredhead, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    UGH!!!! I have the pvc pipe drilled and the black gromets are in, but i cant get the nipples in..... I so wanted to have this done before hubby got home, looks like i may have to wait sand ask for help....grrrrrr......

    Update...well i got them in and the gromets broke....
     
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2011
  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Did you wet them first? FWIW, you can buy grommets separately.
     
  3. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    Quote:I did. I finally got two in the right way. I will need to order 5 new gromets....
     
  4. jimz1

    jimz1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to check this out because of the subject. [​IMG]
    Not quite what I had in mind. [​IMG]
     
  5. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    What size drill bit did you use for the holes? My instructions say 11/32" (which is not included in most sets of drill bits).
     
  6. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    Quote:Thats the size i used....
     

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