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Old 01-09-2010, 02:18 PM   #1
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Moving Expansion Tank

I am going to install a whole house humidifier system and the space I need on the side of my furnace duct is obstructed by my expansion tank of my water heater. Can I just move this; by heatiing up the solder and swing it towards the wall more? I only need a couple inches so a whole relocation is not necessary. What do I need to do to drain the tank (if necessary)? I tried just grabbing it and trying to turn in with the screw in type fittings, but it would not budge.

Any of hints would be appreciated.

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Old 01-09-2010, 05:56 PM   #2
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Ayuh,... Basically, the "T" fitting you want to turn has to be drained, Dry, then heated to turn...

You can't solder pipes with water in them,...


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