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    Thank you everyone. I took all your advice, and I...

    Thank you everyone. I took all your advice, and I can happily say that after 11 years of poor water pressure the problem is solved. I can now look forward to my daughters taking their usual long...
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    I think after reading your response- that my...

    I think after reading your response- that my problem here is my definition of "overlap"

    When I look at the pix, I can see the white tubing underneath the blue ring. I think the blue ring is almost...
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    Cass: The first Pix looks to me as though the...

    Cass:

    The first Pix looks to me as though the blue ring "covers" the tubing almost completly- maybe 1/32 nd of an inch isn't covered.

    Mark told me that:



    The Pix shows the blue ring...
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    sorrry- I can't really tell from the pix. In a...

    sorrry- I can't really tell from the pix.

    In a nutshell- after the expansion process is complete, and I place the pex on the fitting, Is the ring still only have approximately 1/32 of an inch...
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    So after the expansion process is completed -the...

    So after the expansion process is completed -the outer ring overlaps the inner tube still only by a 32nd of an inch? And it's only the now expanded outer ring (attached to the tubing by 1/32 of an...
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    Expanding ProPex tubing (Wirsbo System)

    Hi:

    I'm reading the instructions for expanding the pex tubing to fit on the proPex fitting.


    It says to slide the ring no more than 1/16 of an inch onto the end of the tubing- then to insert...
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    The pump comes on when the pressure hits 42, and...

    The pump comes on when the pressure hits 42, and goes off at 60.

    The tank is relatively new- maybe 2-3 years old. I've never checked the pressure with no water in it.
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    Your answer above seems to indicate a flow...

    Your answer above seems to indicate a flow problem for my situation. I'm on a well. The pressure is well above 35. I currently have copper (schedule M) but am going to replumb to Pex (separate...
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    How to Uncoil Pex Tubing???

    Can anyone suggest a way for a DIY'er to properly uncoil Pex tubing without buying an expensive uncoiler?



    Thanks

    Don
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    Thanks-I'm convinced to let it go

    Thanks-I'm convinced to let it go
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    Need Help with Fire Sprinkler system

    With the help of this forum I'm about to re plumb with Pex (Wirsbo expander system).

    I am now also considering adding some fire protection with a sprinkler system since it will utilize the same...
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    Well If I wanted to go with copper, could I sweat...

    Well If I wanted to go with copper, could I sweat two of the same diameter manifolds-say 1 1/2 inch in diameter, one with 3/4 inch terminals, and one with 1/2 inch terminals- would that work?
    ...
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    Manifold Question: Can I gang together two...

    Manifold Question:

    Can I gang together two manifolds of the same size copper pipe (using a large diameter say 1-2 inches would be better?)that would have different sized pex terminals i.e. mostly...
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    Pex Unroller??

    Hello Again:

    Do I need an unroller, or is there a technique that I can use to properly "unroll" the tubing??

    Thanks,



    Don
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    Yes I can see that now that I've re read it-...

    Yes I can see that now that I've re read it- thanks.

    Does this mean he suggests that I stay away from the brass or copper fittings?

    I see mostly brass and copper??

    Don
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    Thanks for these tips about the manabloc and the...

    Thanks for these tips about the manabloc and the Zurn. I'm leaning towards the Wirsbro system and they have a block system as well and I think you can also use the manabloc with Wirsbro.

    Do you...
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    I've only seen these white rings:...

    I've only seen these white rings:
    http://www.pexsupply.com/categories.asp?cID=537&brandid=

    Do you have a source for the black one's you mentioned? Are they better than the white, or is it just...
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    Thanks BAPlumber: Are these the collars that...

    Thanks BAPlumber:

    Are these the collars that jadnashua was referring to:

    http://www.pexsupply.com/categories.asp?cID=537&brandid=
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    So this is the only tool I need? ...

    So this is the only tool I need?

    http://www.pexsupply.com/categories.asp?cID=559&brandid=

    Can you send me a link to these collars, because I don't see them on the Pex Supply site

    Thanks
    Don
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    Gary: Thanks, I'll Triple check on the safety...

    Gary:

    Thanks, I'll Triple check on the safety of the water, but my town health official, and all others involved in this process have told me that the water is safe to consume. BTW the water is...
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    Need Help working with PEX

    Hi:

    Iím thinking of re-plumbing my potable water needs with a PEX system. I have a slightly aggressive water condition (although safe for consumption)that is pitting my copper pipes (22 year old...
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