Nipple Waterer size

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by RhodeIslandReds, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. RhodeIslandReds

    RhodeIslandReds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey there i just got 25 nipples from QC supply. The nipples are the red ones..this is my first time using these type of nipples, what size hole do you have to drill for these nipples? Thanks Alot

    Truly,
    RIRs
     
  2. SAAVE853

    SAAVE853 Out Of The Brooder

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    23/64 (9.0mm) Then just screw them in and the thread will seal them against the PVC
     
  3. RhodeIslandReds

    RhodeIslandReds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okkay thanks alot..[​IMG]
     
  4. matimeo

    matimeo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe I read somewhere in the forums that QC supply recommends using an 11/32" bit. That is what I used and it worked perfectly- I didn't have to seal it or anything.
     
  5. maggiemooscluckers

    maggiemooscluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are you using the type that snap into a rubber gasket or screw in. I have the snap in with the gasket and I used the recommended 11/32 bit. They are all working great!
     

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