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Down Spout Extension

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With years of rain running down the house downspouts, they shrink! They are too shore to reach the drainage pipe and water spills onto the ground.
To the rescue – the Drainpipe Extender.
I have 3 pictures: 1. Before repair 2. After repair before painting and gluing 3. Final result
This is a two-part plastic collar the fits around the end to the pipe and makes a proper connection. The object is in 2 parts for easy installation.
Gluing the parts together is best done with a construction adhesive that has polyurethane. This rather nasty ingredient will harden to a permanent bond, but before then is difficult to use. I have found the easiest solution is to paint the contact surfaces with the adhesive using a small disposable bush – I think they are known as Acid Brushes (see picture).
Paint the surfaces evenly with a thin layer and press together Unlike wood glue clamping is only needed to hold the pieces in place, they do not need a tight approximation. DO NOT wipe off the excess. The adhesive will harden to a chewing gum consistency in about 2 hours. At this point peel off the excess. Final hardening takes 2-3 days, and it is EXTREMELY hard.
I printed mine with PLA since it is in the shade. I also painted it white to match the adjoining plastic connector.

I have 2 versions 1. 45mm extension 2. 80mm extension

  • 3D file format: 3MF and STL

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Retired for 20 years, moderate experience with Fusion 360, TinkerCad and Vcarve Pro. The machines I have: Prusa MK2.5S, MK3S filament printers and CNC Router Parts Pro 4X2 CNC Router.

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