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chiefnut
05-18-2009, 12:16 PM
I just had to replace a broken water line to my outside faucet, line frezes and bursts every 2-3 years. i have to work in a crawl space so i was going to use the new pex system so no soldering. then i heard about this new "sharbites" or "gatorbites" [depending on lowes or home depot]. no soldering, no crimping tool needed just push & twist and your done. works w/copper, pvc, or pex. it was so easy my son in law could do it. i kept checking to see if there were any leaks, so far so good. and they're even easily removable & reusable.

if only we could fix the leaks on the CHIEFS that easy !!!:toast2:

twhite85
05-18-2009, 03:56 PM
Uh... thanks for sharing?

hermhater
05-18-2009, 05:23 PM
This makes me want to buy plumbing equipment for no reason.

Vanilla Garilla
05-18-2009, 05:39 PM
Uh... thanks for sharing?

Kind of what I was thinking...:lol::bananen_smilies046:

chiefnut
05-18-2009, 05:48 PM
its a slow football newsday, and i'm used to having always one joint leak wether i'm soldering 20 or if i solder 2 joints. so this was such a really pleasant surprise i had to tell someone. the wife didn't care, only happy it got done

Vanilla Garilla
05-18-2009, 05:55 PM
its a slow football newsday, and i'm used to having always one joint leak wether i'm soldering 20 or if i solder 2 joints. so this was such a really pleasant surprise i had to tell someone. the wife didn't care, only happy it got done

I hear ya. Wives don't really care about anything technological, scientific, mechanical, carpentry, or anything. All they care is that it got done.

okikcfan
05-18-2009, 06:46 PM
I hear ya. Wives don't really care about anything technological, scientific, mechanical, carpentry, or anything. All they care is that it got done.

:lol: AMEN ON THAT BROTHER!

okikcfan
05-18-2009, 06:57 PM
I just had to replace a broken water line to my outside faucet, line frezes and bursts every 2-3 years. i have to work in a crawl space so i was going to use the new pex system so no soldering. then i heard about this new "sharbites" or "gatorbites" [depending on lowes or home depot]. no soldering, no crimping tool needed just push & twist and your done. works w/copper, pvc, or pex. it was so easy my son in law could do it. i kept checking to see if there were any leaks, so far so good. and they're even easily removable & reusable.

if only we could fix the leaks on the CHIEFS that easy !!!:toast2:
Really though, I'm a home owner and have had plumbing problems in the past and this is very helpful. When, like myself, crawl under your house and see these pex clamps and find out a pex plier is like $175.00 for a cheap one, anyway thanks for the info I will check it out. Have a Great day Chiefs Fans!:yahoo:

Pro_Angler
05-18-2009, 11:21 PM
I am a master plumber 18 years in the field.. I say blah to that crap...

Chiefster
05-19-2009, 12:09 AM
How about we move this thread to the correct forum? :D