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bw77 05-14-2011 07:24 AM

Arrowhead hose bib
I just replaced a 19 year old Mansfield anti-siphon hose bib with an Arrowhead 456-12BCLD from Ace.

The Arrowhead unit just has the faucet, not the external valve on top, so the anti-siphon valve must be inside, right?

Is this model considered to be good quality?


Lightfoot 05-14-2011 08:03 AM

Actually, by looking at the picture i don't think that particular one is an anti-siphon version, just frost free. I could be wrong-wouldn't be the first time.

bw77 05-14-2011 08:07 AM

I looked into this some more, so I will answer my own question:

They are using a new type of built-in vacuum breaker.

Lightfoot 05-14-2011 08:11 AM

i believe you're right!
never seen one like it, but they say it's there:thumbsup:

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