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Attaching a water spigot to a bucket

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« on: November 30, 2004, 05:11:54 PM »

I use the Little Giant watering founts.  How can I attach the standard Home Depot faucet to a 5 gallon bucket?  I bought some plastic tubing that fits on the faucet and then a backing piece that attaches on the inside of the bucket.  I've tried using Goop and some rubber washers but I still end up getting a good leak. There has to be something you can get that will allow you to tighten up real good on the bucket so you don't get any leaks.
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« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2004, 07:28:37 AM »

Use liquid nails (produces a tough sturdy bond) on the inside and out then use silicon after it hardens.Always works for me.Hope this helps !

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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2004, 10:31:30 AM »

Remove the internal stem from a rubber tire stem. Drill, I think a 3/8 hole, and glue in.
Attach the hose to the tire stem.
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