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Old March 18th, 2016, 12:40 PM
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Default OK so it took a few years to pull taps

I know this guy who has a sister that went to school with a friend that told me about this woods with an old pipe line set up in it. So I was walking sround in the woods to see about tapping it and ran across these taps that have been in the trees for at least 13 years. Some of the end line tubing was tight around the tree due to its growth. I was surprised at how strong the tubing and fittings were.

I pulled out my trusty Knipex Cobra pliers and they popped out of the hole like it was just a month ago. I was surprised how the hole was free of crap or rot.
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Old March 18th, 2016, 03:52 PM
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new camera haynes or have you been drinking again
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Old March 18th, 2016, 04:00 PM
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I wish I had your time.....
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Old March 20th, 2016, 08:07 AM
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Looks like that old Lambs tubing (was the first I used) 15 years ago

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Old March 22nd, 2016, 04:49 PM
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I do not miss stretching that old lamb tubing!
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