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patstevens68 08-09-2012 10:06 AM

Pipe size
 
I have a water line outside connected to my hoseand every year when I turn my water on the pipe is split. I winterize, drain the line and open the nozzles, is the 1/2 too small

Bondo 08-09-2012 11:34 AM

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Originally Posted by patstevens68 (Post 984934)
I have a water line outside connected to my hoseand every year when I turn my water on the pipe is split. I winterize, drain the line and open the nozzles, is the 1/2 too small

Ayuh,.... It don't matter what size ya use,...

It's gotta be blown out, nearly Dry, or any water left sits in a sag, 'n freezes, splittin' the pipe...

joecaption 08-09-2012 01:17 PM

Is this an above ground line?
Do you have it connected to water hydrant?

Post a picture.

joed 08-09-2012 01:52 PM

It splits because there is water in not because it is too small. You might drain it but if the shut off has tiny leak it will drip and fill it again.


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