Cloches

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Cloches
« on: March 16, 2010, 17:56 »
Would I be able to use some hose pipe cut into half a circle and have a garden fleece staple to it and then peg it to the ground. Would this work?
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Re: Cloches
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2010, 19:36 »
Not sure if hose pipe will be strong enough on its own.
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Re: Cloches
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2010, 19:38 »
Try and get hold of some water pipe or gas pipe, stop and ask at road work's they some times give off cuts away.

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Re: Cloches
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2010, 14:05 »
I think the stuff you need is 25mm alkathene water pipe. Not sure on the gas pipe I think it may be a bit small.  :)
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Re: Cloches
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2010, 14:11 »
And if you do get some alkathene pipe, I doubt you could staple to it, so best to use some clips on top and good weights around the bottom edges.

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Slowgrind

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Re: Cloches
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2010, 14:27 »
If you slit a couple of inches of the pipe ends you could secure some dowels with a couple of twists of wire. You could then stick the dowels into the ground.

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Re: Cloches
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2010, 21:44 »
It will probably be OK, if a bit droopy. Don't bother stapling, use clothespegs. More flexible.
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Re: Cloches
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2010, 21:02 »
or drill small holes in the pipe, poke hoops of thin wire through the fleece then through the hole? or would the fleece just shred?

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Re: Cloches
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2010, 21:07 »
Thanks for the advice everyone :D



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