Greenhouses forum: Epoxy Putty

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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Mar 27, 2014 12:50 PM CST
I'm looking to get something a bit cheaper for hanging things from the grooves in the greenhouse than those Palram Plant Hangars.

I was thinking maybe sticking some Epoxy Putty in the grooves where I want them and inserting something like a cup hook before it dries.

Does anyone have any experience with this and/or do you think it would be a good idea?
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abhege
Mar 27, 2014 2:11 PM CST
Interesting. I don't have an answer but I'll be watching if someone does. Sounds like a good idea!
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DavidofDeLand
Mar 27, 2014 3:18 PM CST
Show us pictures of the areas you are speaking of? What does your greenhouse look like? Smiling
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Mar 27, 2014 3:46 PM CST
Here is a picture with one of the Palram Plant Hangars in it:

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And here is a fairly reasonable rendering of the groove:

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Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Mar 27, 2014 4:01 PM CST

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You could use T bolts to fit into those grooves and hold nice and tight.

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Mar 27, 2014 4:03 PM CST
Wow .. didn't know they even existed! Thanks!
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Mar 27, 2014 4:09 PM CST

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I use them on my harbor freight GH which has the same tracks as yours does. They work perfectly for attaching anything. You can buy the T bolts from any hardware store. I made my own using bolt cutters and an ax grinder on some regular bolts. These things cost me pennies each since I bought a huge bag of bolts when our local hardware store had a sale on $1/lb for bolts.
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Mar 29, 2014 6:46 AM CST
I was unable to find any T Bolts but got some epoxy putty and it worked very well .. I'm going to experiment a little and when I get it just right I'll post how I do use it!
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover."

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Name: David Paul
(Zone 9b)
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DavidofDeLand
Mar 29, 2014 9:57 AM CST
Thumbs up I love seeing pictures of each others projects and future developments!
Name: James
Fabens,TX (Zone 8a)
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Txtea
Jun 22, 2014 11:57 AM CST
If you have a Harbor Freight near check. Here at my local store they have them in stock.

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