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Step 2: Cut some holes

Note you will be flipping the barrels so the caps are on the bottom.
<p>How do you seal the PVC pipe to the barrel on the sides?</p>
I really don't remember. I just asked around at Lowes.
<p>1 inch of rain on 1000SQ ft. roof, will yield about 500 gallons an hour. </p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>
<p>Turn the barrel over. Install a 2 inch by 1 inch galvanized bushing, and then a 1 inch by 1/2 inch galvanized bushing. Install a 1/2 inch close nipple and a gate or globe valve. Attatch a street elbow so it comes out horizontal, then another elbow. For the filling side use a 2 ABS elbows and a PVC male adapter and find an adapter for the gutter drain.</p>

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