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Old 08-03-2014, 05:40 AM   #15
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They are VA/FHA approved for in wall (sealed) use...

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Old 08-07-2014, 11:43 PM   #16
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I ended up sweating copper back in. The freeze had burst the hot water line in about 5-6 places from the bathroom to the kitchen. The union at the kitchen was the last good joint. So here's the deal. Once the water freezes inside a pipe it stretches/ bulges it out and you can't fit a union onto it anymore. I had no choice but to replace the pipe back to the union. Since I had to sweat the pipe anyway figured I may as well just replace the whole run with copper. It wasn't the prettiest job I've ever done but it holds pressure now, no leaks.

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Old 08-08-2014, 05:54 AM   #17
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I've changed all my RV plumbing to flexible vinyl and hose clamps (like a boat). All connections and joints are grouped and accessable. I've eliminated 50-75% of the connectors. I also replaced all my drains with flexible 1.5" hose.

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