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Old 06-21-2015, 03:33 PM   #16
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Excellent Pugsy, more than one way to skin a cat. Like you said, on a demo site they're no rules. Nice thinking.

Don't know if you're keeping it or trashing it and putting in a new one, but if you do keep it put a new ball valve hose bib on there and you'll be good to go.

Thanks for the update.

Yep. I love the ball valves. I think I will use them throughout the house wherever possible.
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Old 01-17-2016, 06:58 PM   #17
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Thought I would update in case anyone is searching for ideas.

Pics below of the new setup.
I used a pipe plug for safety.
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Looks good, but I suggest another step- replace the plug with a 3/4 MIP x male garden hose adapter. Then add a garden hose cap. Now you're set up to flush it at any time with no additional fittings.
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Old 01-18-2016, 05:06 AM   #19
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Looks good, but I suggest another step- replace the plug with a 3/4 MIP x male garden hose adapter. Then add a garden hose cap. Now you're set up to flush it at any time with no additional fittings.
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