Proper combination for outdoor spigot

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Old 05-19-03, 05:51 AM
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Question Proper combination for outdoor spigot

I had to remove the pipe and spigot that were on the exterior of my house when it froz this winter. Now that summer is coming up I need to replace it. I am going to replace it with a freeze-less spigot, but I was curious as to what type of pipe I should to connect it to my existing (copper) plumbing. Should I run copper to the outside or should I make a switch internally and use PVC, or something else?
 
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Old 05-19-03, 07:51 AM
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If you have copper pipes internally, just sweat a female fitting on the end of it to screw the new male-thread frost-free spigot into.
Use 2-3 flat wraps of teflon tape on the faucet threads (clockwise only as the end faces you).
If the so-called "freeze proof" faucet ever freezes, you then can easily replace it.
Good Luck!
Mike
 
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