quick connect fittings


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Old 10-04-06, 02:39 PM
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Arrow quick connect fittings

has any one had any experiece, good or bad with the new, relatively new, Watts quick connect fittings that you can use to fix PBT, pex, copper CPVC etc.
we have just fixed a PB leak with them and are a little nervous that they will last.
 
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Old 10-04-06, 04:03 PM
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You are talking about the solid brass inline fittings, I am sure. What a wonderful product! These things make repairs so quick and from the feedback I have heard at our local electrical/plumbing supply house, they should be standard equipment on all service trucks. Longevity? Its new, but I bet there has been more research done on these things than on the pills people take for their ailments.
 
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fittings type

No - the fittings are a white plastic O ring type that you slide onto the pipe- no glue, no crimping - they attach via the Oring.
Any experience with them?
 
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Old 10-05-06, 05:51 PM
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Are there nuts that you compress the o ring with?
 
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no - you just slide the connection onto the pipe and supposedly the oRing tightens to compress the fitting.
No glue no nuts - sounds to easy.
 
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I thought so with the solid brass ones, too, but the guys swear by them. Guess time will tell, huh?
 
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got to say that it has been 2 weeks and knock on wood, it has not given way yet.
still makes me nervous though.
 
 

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