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Old 07-10-2018, 10:33 PM   #1
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I've always been partial to Oatley #5. Never had a problem. Is there anything better?
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:46 PM   #2
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I've always been partial to Oatley #5. Never had a problem. Is there anything better?
its oatey, and i use it and most plumbers i know...

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Old 07-10-2018, 10:59 PM   #3
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its oatey, and i use it and most plumbers i know...
Yep getting to the bottom of a jar. It's lasted me quite a while. Got a few plumbing jobs coming up and there's a reminder on the chalkboard in the shop. I really wouldn't mind a small acetylene/oxygen set up as I just found out that Mapp gas they sell ain't real Mapp gas...they quit making it
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Old 07-11-2018, 01:33 AM   #4
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I'm partial to Nokorode for waste and vent piping and Nokorode water soluble for water pipe, in a pinch I'll use La-Co, but I don't like how it turns the joints green even if you wipe them.
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I've been using #95 tinning flux for years...great for large pipe and it won't burn out...water soluble to boot.
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