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dazmond

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soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« on: August 16, 2019, 09:26:06 am »
ive just used zip ties for the last 2 and a half years but would like to get some proper fittings......

what did you guys use to fix your pole holder tubes to your  inside roof?

cheers in advance chaps

horrible wet day out there,glad im finished til monday now... ;D
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Cookie

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2019, 10:12:00 am »
I think some people use munsen rings (I still use cable ties).

Smudger

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2019, 10:21:28 am »
I use the soil pipe clips drill into reinforced part of the roof to mount

sunny here - all the guys out working and earning  ;D ;D ;D

Darran
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

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Shrek

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2019, 10:50:58 am »
You can get metal zip ties from eBay - really strong!

Same here , I canít be arsed today so Iím back out on Monday

dazmond

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2019, 11:28:36 am »
couldnt find anything online at screwfix so ordered to 2 grippaRACK pole tube clamps and clamp studs(cost around £20 altogether)...no idea how they will be fixed to my roof but theres got to be a way.... ;D
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zesty

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2019, 11:57:58 am »
I use the soil pipe clips drill into reinforced part of the roof to mount

sunny here - all the guys out working and earning  ;D ;D ;D

Darran

Same. Using self drilling screws

High-Tower

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2019, 01:24:15 pm »

Simon Trapani

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2019, 01:45:50 pm »
couldnt find anything online at screwfix so ordered to 2 grippaRACK pole tube clamps and clamp studs(cost around £20 altogether)...no idea how they will be fixed to my roof but theres got to be a way.... ;D
You'll need the rail Daz. I'll find a link.

Simon Trapani

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2019, 01:48:04 pm »


Here they are: https://www.jpldirect.co.uk/catalog/Rapid_Rail_Lengths_B15050.html

You'll have to self tapper or similar into the reinforced bits of the van roof.

Ooooooog

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2019, 04:05:44 pm »
Get a proper pipe carrier thing.

dazmond

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2019, 04:31:57 pm »


Here they are: https://www.jpldirect.co.uk/catalog/Rapid_Rail_Lengths_B15050.html

You'll have to self tapper or similar into the reinforced bits of the van roof.

thanks for that simon although im hoping to fit them to the existing points/holes in the van roof so ive ordered the pipe clip back plates from screwfix....
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dazmond

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2019, 04:34:27 pm »
https://www.screwfix.com/p/tesla-109-112mm-rubber-lined-pipe-clips-black-steel-2-pack/8721v

https://www.screwfix.com/p/tesla-pipe-clip-backplates-m8-10-zinc-plated-5-pack/5692x

 a single piece of m8 threaded rod from b&q for about £3
And 4 self tapping screws.

All for under £10.

cheers mate...ive ordered one of these as well as the grippa ones as i think ill need more than 2 clips......thanks a lot.... :)
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SB Cleaning

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2019, 09:40:49 pm »
ive just used zip ties for the last 2 and a half years but would like to get some proper fittings......

what did you guys use to fix your pole holder tubes to your  inside roof?

cheers in advance chaps

horrible wet day out there,glad im finished til monday now... ;D
You really do crack me up ;D

Told you a couple of years ago to use Tek screws but your cable ties were just fine ;D

dazmond

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2019, 08:55:46 am »
ive just used zip ties for the last 2 and a half years but would like to get some proper fittings......

what did you guys use to fix your pole holder tubes to your  inside roof?

cheers in advance chaps

horrible wet day out there,glad im finished til monday now... ;D
You really do crack me up ;D

Told you a couple of years ago to use Tek screws but your cable ties were just fine ;D

They have been fine for 2 and a half years..... ;) :-*
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Plankton

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2019, 09:15:15 am »
He's been replacing them on the fly every month...... :D

SB Cleaning

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #15 on: August 17, 2019, 11:54:58 am »
ive just used zip ties for the last 2 and a half years but would like to get some proper fittings......

what did you guys use to fix your pole holder tubes to your  inside roof?

cheers in advance chaps

horrible wet day out there,glad im finished til monday now... ;D
You really do crack me up ;D

Told you a couple of years ago to use Tek screws but your cable ties were just fine ;D

They have been fine for 2 and a half years..... ;) :-*
Just face it cables ties are rubbish just like hot water  :o

dazmond

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #16 on: August 17, 2019, 12:43:18 pm »
He's been replacing them on the fly every month...... :D

never replaced even ONE zip tie in 2 and a half years but they are looking a bit worn now... ;D
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dazmond

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #17 on: August 18, 2019, 04:26:34 pm »


These cable ties have lasted 2 and a half years! ;D
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dazmond

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #18 on: August 18, 2019, 04:27:53 pm »




Fitted these now.... 8)
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dazmond

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Re: soil pipes...fixing to roof of van.....
« Reply #19 on: August 18, 2019, 04:33:22 pm »




Sunday morning pole holder  re fit....happy with them now....👌👍although I'm still using cable ties near the bulkhead because there's no space to fit gutter brackets or munsen rings(tank/bulkhead in the way).......👍
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