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Old 01-24-2008, 05:15 PM   #1
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i have a 275 gal. kerosene tank and a monitor heater that has a pod tank (removeable tank). i need to know if i can use a pvc on/off valve instead of a metal valve to fill my pods?

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Old 01-24-2008, 07:29 PM   #2
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depends on what kind of plastic it is. I wouldn't risk it.

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Old 01-25-2008, 02:58 PM   #3
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Ayuh,......

While Plastics have come Along ways,.....
I don't think I want 275gal.s of fuel oil sitting just behind a Plastic Valve waiting for an Issue to come Gushing out, either,......

For the mere pocket change in price difference,......
I'd buy a quality Brass Valve.......
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Old 01-26-2008, 09:37 AM   #4
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Brass is the key, as in globe or gate. Ball valves have plastic seats and need to be rated for petroleum products as well.
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