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  1. #1
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    Not a drain line, 12 psig boiler supply.....Several of them in the system. They just started to bulge and leak.

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    Amazing!
    R2B4BTU

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    Dang! I don't think the label read "No-hub boiler coupling"!

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    is that copper why the heck did they not just fixed it

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    didnt know how to solder i guess?

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    Looks like copper to iron... The hack likely sawzalled the iron at tearout and got stumped when it came time to reconnect.

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    Yes, it is copper to iron. 1 of many of these couplings. I could get back to threads on all but one of them, but had to use a dressler coupling to fix one.

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    amazing the things that customers have no idea that are going on in their basement.

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    Thats not a coupling. Thats a vibration eliminator. Don't you heaters know anything?
    I am the "Wally". All others are meer imitations of the original.

  10. #10
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    yea , that takes up the shock from the water hammer

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    They were apparently out of duct tape...

  12. #12
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    That clamp on the left kinda reminds me of how my belt looks when I leave the pizza buffet.

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    That is one of the special pressure limiting-vibration absorbing-quick install repair couplers. The latest in state of the art technology.
    Leadership...the ability to move forward even when you've burned your foot.

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