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Old 11-03-2013, 08:25 AM   #1
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i just sweated a bunch of fitting. i flushed the lines pretty well. but it got me to thinking (yeah, i do that now & then). is flux toxic ? just how much is needed to completely clean the the pipes ?

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Old 11-03-2013, 08:26 AM   #2
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oh. i have softened water. i'n my experience, this water does not rinse things as well as hard water. or even chicago water.

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the new flux is not toxic...flushing 2-5 min should be fine...ben sr
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thats what i did. thanx.
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I'm gonna piggyback another question. I just ran new copper to a new bathroom. Should I flush the pipes before installing the shower valve or shower head?
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^^Yes.

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