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I am constructing a pool rail using pvc pipe and various pvc connectors. What tips are there for fully seating the threaded connections? I have always found that when it comes to joining the threaded components, I can never fully tighten the two pieces joined such that each end fully meets.

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Use pvc joint compound purple...it mends the plastic together,,also if you feel the pipe with sand it drasticly stablizes the pipesand makes them harder to break

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I don't know if they are designed to "meet", aren't the threads a taper fit?

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