SharkBite fittings are the shit!

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  1. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I fuckin' love these things! Adding two outside faucets to the house took me just over an hour and that was with screwing up and tapping into the hot water line like a dope (with where it was I just assumed it was the cold water line but I was wrong.....stupid mistake from rushing). All done and working like a charm now.

    I used to sweat the joints like a real man until a project a few years ago when I had nothing but trouble getting solid joints so I gave these things a shot and haven't looked back. The price, of course, is a downside but to get the job done quickly with minimal annoyance is worth every penny.

    These fittings below with spigots and 5' of 3/4" copper line was $130. Probably would have been a $30 project the "old" way.

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  2. HAL

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    Pussy Pipe Fitting. :rolleyes:
     
  4. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    I'm not sure how to respond.
     
  5. Capn Crud

    Capn Crud www.capncrud.com VIP

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    Plumbers hate those

    cuz it takes work away from them
     
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    I am adding another outside spigot. I will sweat all the pipe except the one that connects with the existing line
     
  7. doughhead63

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    Pex pipe for this homeowner, too
     
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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    I replaced mine last month. Uses sharkbites and pex, cut out the old copper and used regular silcocks, with sharkbite adapters...easy as pie.
     
  9. Reggae Mistress

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    Yes, sweat the pipe.
     
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    lol, you said 'Cock'.
     
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    We have Pex lines here at my place. Guess there are good and bad points to it. No problems here so far...
     
  13. jdwhatever

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    rule 8
     
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    The guys in Mechanical and Plumbing are looking out for those. Big no as a permanent cap
     
  17. Lemmy

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    You dug up my shit thread from July?
     
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    Yas



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    Badfunn is fucking pissed, bro.