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Old 02-15-2008, 01:47 AM   #1
Dec 2007
huntsville, alabama
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I'm putting together a distribution manifold for a march pump, one that would allow me to send/receive fluid from any vessel with a few valve changes. Would you rather go solder or pipe-thread? Compression fittings would be nice...but at 12 duckets each from home-depot for 1/2" I think that'll be out of my price range. I'll be using NSF/ANSI lead-free brass valves.

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Old 02-15-2008, 02:07 AM   #2
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One valve, then quick disconnects seems so much easier to me.

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Old 02-15-2008, 04:15 PM   #3
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I'll be picking up my pump today and I'm going with the threaded pipe. Easier to take apart for cleaning or rearrange if I want to add to my system.

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