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Old 12-24-2016, 12:01 AM   #1
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Looks like the same guy did 'em all.
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At least You'd Survive the second picture..... Geez
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No dielectic unions. Big no no to me
I never see them on a water heater, no matter who installed it. Is that code required, and if so, it it often overlooked?
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A designed leak waiting to happen, I love those things.
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A designed leak waiting to happen, I love those things.
Just to clarify..you love dielectric unions because they will leak eventually? I read that they do. (Do you just snug them up or remove or replace them?)
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Pressure gauge in first pic. I rarely if ever see one installed here.


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