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TABLETable Photos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
The tool box is made out of 3/4" plywood and is 19" h X 22"w X 39"l.
INSERTA TEEInserta Tee Rep, Mike Keene at: mike.keene@ads-pipe.com or (602) 708-3124
HAND DRILLMcMaster-Carr Ratchet-Bit Brace Hand Drill:  https://www.mcmaster.com/#hand-powered-drills/=16q283i

Part number for the arbor/pilot hole drill bit that will fit into the McMaster-Carr ratchet bit brace hand drill and accommodate the Lenox 4.5 inch circular cutting blade

A 3/8 shank will fit in the braces. The part number we use at Nationals is the Lenox Tools 1779805 6L arbor. This arbor is a quick change arbor, It has a 3/8 shank and a bit that is approximately 3.25. There are other manufacturers available as well.

Please note that at Nationals, most of our bit braces have been welded so that the shank cannot be removed from the brace, but this is not required. 

The Lenox unit can be purchased on Amazon at:
While we use the McMaster-Carr ratcheting bit brace, many teams also use the Robert Larson 10 inch bit brace (also ratcheting). This bit brace confirms that it can take a shank up to (thereby eliminating any concern of the shank not fitting). It is available on Amazon here:


Specific part numbers for the two flexible repair couplings.

The repair coupling is an 8 repair coupling sized for an 8 SDR35 PVC pipe with an outside diameter of 8.4. The couplings we use are the FERNCO Model 1056-88 (8 x 8 Flexible Coupling).

The bands we use are stainless steel only.

It is in Grainger’s catalog here:

And available online for sale at a great price here:

Ask A Question

Questions accepted up until 9/25/2023. Questions can be asked at the pre-competition meeting on Monday, October 2, in Chicago.

Can the Wet Pipe be moved on the wet table at any time? Before or after cutting?No.  In the Required Procedures section, see Bullet 4.   In the Rules section, the pipe is considered continuous.  Accordingly, it cannot be moved.  Please advise, if further discussion is needed.1/12/23