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Topic # 240863 30-Sep-2018 13:40
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Hi zoners,

 

I broke some of these tiles when re-concreting my path. What are these tiles called and where can I get them?

 

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  Reply # 2098765 30-Sep-2018 14:52
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Field Tiles? Plumbing supplies or Mitre 10/Bunnings etc, perhaps.




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  Reply # 2098801 30-Sep-2018 15:36
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Were they part of a drainage channel?

 

If so, you might find some at a second hand building parts centre.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2098843 30-Sep-2018 18:18
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Stu: Field Tiles? Plumbing supplies or Mitre 10/Bunnings etc, perhaps.


I'd be surprised if the usual hardware outlets had earthenware drainage. AFAIK they have moved on to plastic slot drains. My BiL replaced a short run of clay pipe with plastic and used the recovered tiles for repairs.

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  Reply # 2098846 30-Sep-2018 18:24
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Perhaps a second building supplies place that sells stuff that has been ripped out of out houses.




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  Reply # 2098873 30-Sep-2018 18:59
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They are a drainage channel to the side of a footpath. There's 20-30 metres of it and the 5-6 metre bit I have to re-instate is mid-way along the length of it.

 

I thought that changing to plastic type stuff would be bad not only for inconsistent looks but also a challenge to make the water flow nicely between the differing profiles.


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  Reply # 2098874 30-Sep-2018 19:03
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Contact Clarks Pipes  - it is called a Earthenware Channel Straight

 

http://clarkspipes.co.nz/product/earthenware-channel-straights

 

 

 

not sure if they have them glazed though.




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  Reply # 2099015 30-Sep-2018 23:31
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Awesome - thanks @uncledave and everyone. Google is actually useful once you have the right search term .


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