Base-Ray adjust valves


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Old 01-29-05, 10:52 AM
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Base-Ray adjust valves

I have Base-Ray iron base boards [old style from the 50's]. A couple of the adjust valves at the inlet of the baseboards have slow leaks. They are 1/4 turn adjustments [off to full on] with a male pipe thread.
Does anyone know whether/where replacements would be available? Are there o-ring seals that can be replaced?
any help is appreciated.
 
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Old 01-29-05, 03:54 PM
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From your description of the valves, it sounds like they are radiator valves. Some have "string" packing which can be replaced & is available from any plumbing supply house. I prefer the graphite impregnated type but it is getting hard to find. Try to find a manufaturers name on the valve & ask for a rebuild kit for that brand.
 
 

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