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I'm trying to find the video @Johnny Bravo posted on how to build a homemade waterclaw. Anyone have the post or link handy? I'm gonna try to make me one.

Randy, At the bottom of my signature you'll see this; "Home made water claw how to list with pics." Click on it and it'll take you to that thread.
 

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By the way. It was a piece of cake to make. Took me more time finding the pieces then to put it together. That is why I made a list of the items needed. Should be a real breeze for anyone now with that list and and a Home Depot store.
 

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Why did you drill a hole in the cap?

The hole at the top is a poor man's "Vacuum Relief" valve. If you are using the waterclaw and say you're flooding the carpet with water/chemicals, by taking your finger off the hole, you'll allow a rush of air to clear out the hose and give your machine a little break. Then cover it up and get back to work.
 
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I printed the list. Going to Home Depot in a little while.

Post some pictures and let us know how it went. If you have any questions feel free to call me.
 
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The hole at the top is a poor man's "Vacuum Relief" valve. If you are using the waterclaw and say you're flooding the carpet with water/chemicals, by taking your finger off the hole, you'll allow a rush of air to clear out the hose and give your machine a little break. Then cover it up and get back to work.
That's what I figured
 

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No. I had to get two new tires for my trailer, $280.00 later!!!!!!!!!! I stopped by a small harware store and showed him the list. He had some of the parts but didn't know what a 2"x2" Long Turn Ty was. You think the white pvc will hold up longer?
 

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It fits a little loose where the t-wye goes into the drain. I'm going to have to figure something out for this. Not a big problem. It's getting good suction. Now I can't wait to go suck up some piss. I ordered a 2" clear pvc pipe off of ebay for $9 bucks. Shipping cost more than the darn pipe.
 
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