How many inches of copper pipe does there need to be for a Sharkbite angle shut off valve to be installed for a toilet water supply?

  • Don't forget to allow for the depth of the trim plate.
    – isherwood
    Dec 6, 2022 at 19:51
  • Don't forget about depth required to use the removal tool when you eventually need to replace the angle shutoff.
    – MonkeyZeus
    Dec 7, 2022 at 15:02

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That would depend on the pipe/valve size which you did not disclose. Here is the table.

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I use marker pen to mark the insertion depth so not doubts here

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    Good answer.... not a lot of wordiness. :-)
    – JACK
    Dec 6, 2022 at 19:59
  • @JACK almost like you, straight to the point
    – asinine
    Dec 6, 2022 at 20:18
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    @manassehkatz-Moving2Codidact Per request, Link included
    – asinine
    Dec 6, 2022 at 20:19

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