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True, but it would be worse with a metal fitting. If you used an NPS fitting, the hoop stress would be lower, since it isn't tapered. No need to use a threaded nipple if you're epoxying it in place though.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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