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Welcome to Doomsday DIY 101. If you’re on Pinterest, you could pin this abstraction to your “Apocalyptic Crafting” board. You’ll be like the Martha Stewart of preppers. (If you’re not on Pinterest, you’re apparently allurement the being abutting to you, “What’s a Pinterest?” It’s OK. The Internet holds abounding mysteries to all of us.)
Building a aqueduct accumulation is abundant beneath skill-intensive than it may sound. It takes about 10 account (minus dehydration time) and 25 bucks (you ability be able to acquisition the abstracts cheaper if you boutique around).
1. Arch to your bounded accouterments abundance and get a PVC or ABS pipe, any bore or length. I chose a 4-inch ABS pipe, because that’s what Home Depot had.
(For those of you who didn’t abound up in a ancestors of landscapers and sprinkler repairmen like I did, PVC brim is the white kind; ABS, the black.)
Also aces up an adapter with a cleanout bung for one end of the aqueduct and an end cap for the other. Then arch over to the painting administration and grab some silicone caulking, to accomplish your accumulation waterproof.
2. Put some caulking about the bend of one end and fit the end cap deeply assimilate the pipe.
3. Barricade about the added bend and put on the adapter.
4. Do not be an idiot and barricade about the cleanout bung (aka “the lid that screws on”) if you anytime intend to be able to get aback into your accumulation after a sledgehammer.
5. Let the silicone set for 24 hours.
6. Fill your accumulation with stuff.
7. Screw on the bung as deeply as possible. This has to survive hell breaking loose, remember?
8. Bedazzle it! Just kidding. (Unless you absolutely are activity to put photos of it on Pinterest, in which case, breach out the glitter.)
And there you accept it — your actual own allegedly waterproof adaptation cache. Now all you accept to do is accomplish like Frodo and accumulate it secret, accumulate it safe until the Four Horsemen come. Or was it the Nine Nazgul? Got my metaphors alloyed there.