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Old 02-12-2008, 04:58 PM   #1
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Making A Manifold For PEX Tubing.


I am planning on using pex tubing for the fresh water in a house I am building. I wanted to make a hot and cold water manifold out of copper pipe and am unsure if after so many Tee fittings do I have to reduce the pipe size down from 1". All the outlets will be 1/2" and valved and there may be up to 12 for the cold water. I'd appreciate any info on this subject. Thank you.


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Old 02-12-2008, 05:38 PM   #2
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buy one it will save so much bull ****.....and will look much better than home made ....

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I am planning on using pex tubing for the fresh water in a house I am building. I wanted to make a hot and cold water manifold out of copper pipe and am unsure if after so many Tee fittings do I have to reduce the pipe size down from 1". All the outlets will be 1/2" and valved and there may be up to 12 for the cold water. I'd appreciate any info on this subject. Thank you.


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If you're troubling to do a manifold system, just get a Manablock and make it right. Has valves and the whole nine yards in the manifold.
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I will ask again.

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I will ask again.

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Who me? Yes, as a matter of fact I do, but I don't work in that trade. I'm a professional collector of licenses just to demonstrate the ridiculousness of the process.
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No not you, the other electrician.
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No Ron I don't have a license to do plumbing, but in the state and county I live in I am allowed to do my own house plumbing. This will be the home I live in and you won't have to worry about me trying to scab your work elsewhere.
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I hate pex it is like running a garden hose from point a to point b.
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I hate pex it is like running a garden hose from point a to point b.
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