How important is deburring?

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Old 01-03-14, 01:55 PM
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How important is deburring?

I recently soldered a new shower body valve and made the live connections. I cleaned and fluxed the pipes and fittings, but I did not debur the cut pipes.

I have seen some people debur and others not. The new install does not leak and has not for about a week.

How important is deburring? Do I have to take everything down because I skipped this step?
 
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Old 01-03-14, 02:02 PM
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I have never deburred a copper pipe in my 30 yrs plumbing.....
 
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