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Old 02-28-2013, 05:06 PM  
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Default How to straighten 1" Poly?

I hope to be laying about 80' of 1" dinking water poly from the street/meter to my home. I'm in NorCal coastal so we won't be getting a sunny day for awhile to soften and straighten it out of its coil.
My question: Are there any other ways to straighten it? Perhaps duct tape run a hair dryer to one end? Fill it with hot water?

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Running hot water thru it will work, if you have water available.

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If it is buried just throw it in the trench and bury it.
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I agree, just throw it in the hole and cover it up. But if you have to have it straight. Stake it out in the yard in the sun for a while, that will do it.
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