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Old 05-08-2010, 07:23 PM   #16
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why only when watering outside?
I don't know .. that is what my surprise also...

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Get you a bucket of any size. Go outside with this bucket, and use the hose as you do to make the noise, then turn the hose into the bucket. Mark the time it takes to fill the bucket. Go inside, using the same bucket, place it under your bath faucet and turn on the cold water - -wide open. Mark the time it takes to fill the bucket at that point. I'm betting the bucket gets filled sooner with the outside faucet/hose. That means more volume coming through the outside hose bibb vs. the bath faucet. Therefore: the volume of water/velocity of water is greater with the outside faucet, which gives you the noise of water rushing through pipes. Just my 2 worth, David

I kind of agree with you.. looks logical. but is it good or bad ? does this break pipe lines ?
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Get you a bucket of any size. Go outside with this bucket, and use the hose as you do to make the noise, then turn the hose into the bucket. Mark the time it takes to fill the bucket. Go inside, using the same bucket, place it under your bath faucet and turn on the cold water - -wide open. Mark the time it takes to fill the bucket at that point. I'm betting the bucket gets filled sooner with the outside faucet/hose. That means more volume coming through the outside hose bibb vs. the bath faucet. Therefore: the volume of water/velocity of water is greater with the outside faucet, which gives you the noise of water rushing through pipes. Just my 2 worth, David
The orifice on a hose bibb is much bigger than the orifice in a tub/shower valve. Obviously the bucket will fill faster through the hose bibb. This is normal.

I guess if it's a new sound, then it could be a problem, if you've always noticed it, but just now asking about it, it could be normal...
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The orifice on a hose bibb is much bigger than the orifice in a tub/shower valve. Obviously the bucket will fill faster through the hose bibb. This is normal.

I guess if it's a new sound, then it could be a problem, if you've always noticed it, but just now asking about it, it could be normal...
It is a new sound. Surprisingly, I have not noticed this sound when I was watering the plants. I need to keep a watc to identify a situation when I am getting such a noise.
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It is a new sound. Surprisingly, I have not noticed this sound when I was watering the plants. I need to keep a watc to identify a situation when I am getting such a noise.
Check your pressure yet?

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