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Old 11-01-2005, 09:48 PM   #15
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Has anybody seen the new crimped copper fittings? They're solid copper with a raised collar that houses an O-ring.

A plumber friend showed me his new bathroom done entirely with these fittings - pretty slick! There's no soldering at all. The O-ring does the sealing and a crimp holds things together mechanically. Looks like it might be good for those high-vibration applications.

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Old 11-02-2005, 01:04 AM   #16
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Buttercup,

No, not really, but I still loved looking at the site! So basically I have found out, thanks to Leipper, that I have the crimps...and from what I gather, I can expect them to fail? That's not very encouraging.

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