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    Default Compression or Solder Fitting

    Does it matter if one uses a compression or a solder fitting for use as a bathroom shut off valve? Just two valves that shut off the shower, sink and toilet in the bathroom. Is there any reason not to use a compression fitting?
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    Quote Originally Posted by GoldMaple View Post
    Does it matter if one uses a compression or a solder fitting for use as a bathroom shut off valve? Just two valves that shut off the shower, sink and toilet in the bathroom. Is there any reason not to use a compression fitting?
    Only serviceability issues, which would be easier to replace..
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    Only servicability issues. Which will be most likely to leak and require replacement. Use the solder valve.

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