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Old 09-26-2011, 11:03 PM   #1
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Default Stainless 1/2" Ball Valves

I just found these on E Bay for $9.99 each and $2.99 shipping. I bought 3 and the shipping was around $4. They have 5 more left.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/130580345535...84.m1439.l2649

If the link doesn't work for some reasson the seller is sunifertechllc

Disclaimer: I have no connection to the seller. I just bought stuff from them...

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Old 09-27-2011, 12:53 AM   #2
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Gonna be building my MLT here pretty soon. Will this size work fine for a cooler, or is 3/8 the preferred size?

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Old 09-27-2011, 01:17 AM   #3
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Just FYI - the auction description says "reduced port" which means that they do not have a 1/2" full flow opening through the ball. Not necessarily a problem, but if you are trying to optimize flow rate for whirlpooling or something, this may or may not affect your results.

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Old 09-27-2011, 01:34 AM   #4
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Ah... Good eye. I didn't even notice that

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Old 09-28-2011, 07:22 PM   #5
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Is there such a thing as "food grade" valves? Not critical, but might want NSF approval on one.

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