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Old 02-18-2014, 03:19 PM   #1
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Plastic Drain Valve

I am on my second Airstream and both had plastic drain valves that broke. I know this is a common problem. Here is a permanent solution, about $25. total and will not break again. I would always rather spend a little more and know I won’t have to replace again.
RV Fresh Water Drain Valve Flange 3 8" or 1 2" Won'T Fail Ever Again | eBay
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Old 02-18-2014, 03:35 PM   #2
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Yup, I have one just sitting in my parts kitty, just waiting for the day.
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I wish I had known about 6 months ago. Thanks for posting this. If mine breaks, I'm getting one of these.
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Old 03-25-2014, 09:30 PM   #4
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Great tip!

Is there a reason that the manufacturer doesn't use higher end parts on our "high end" units?
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Old 03-25-2014, 11:59 PM   #5
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Great tip!

Is there a reason that the manufacturer doesn't use higher end parts on our "high end" units?
So they can sell more high end parts ...
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