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What type of water pipe and bushing is this called?

Anyone know what kind of pipe this would be to mount to wall for permanent water line? Also trying to find the rubber bushing where it mounts.
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How to secure an outdoor 1" PVC 3ft long watering riser pipe?

How can I secure a ~3ft 1" white PVC pipe riser from getting snapped off? Riser presently is 6ft up and capped. I plan to add right angle elbow, valve, and spout (standard lawn house threaded). ...
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Is it possible certain outside faucets/bibbs are not controlled by a main shut off?

We have 2 outdoor faucets that are not connected to our main shut off. I have to call the city to come and turn it off the water in order to do some work on those specific faucets every single time. I ...
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Can you run too big of a water pipe from the main?

I am putting in new irrigation and supply lines for my remodeled backyard and I've done my homework on water pipe sizing, but I'm left wondering if I'm installing too big of a pipe onto the main. The ...
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Is this the right sillcock for an outdoor spigot?

We just had a plumber out to replace some leaky outdoor spigots. I thought the replacement looked a bit small, but I figured he was the professional and maybe those were just the new way of doing ...
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Non-standard washer in frost free faucet?

I went to replace the seat washer in a dripping frost free faucet. The original washer was 0.49" (12.5mm) in diameter with a shoulder on the top third 0.52" (13.2mm) in diameter and 0.16&...
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Will 3/4" Outside faucet get more pressure than a 1/2" one?

If I put a 3/4" outside faucet on 1/2" indoor water pipe will I have more water pressure?
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Replacing mystery outdoor faucet [duplicate]

I am anxious to replace an outdoor faucet but sick of it leaking and splashing back on turning on and off. There’s mystery holes above where the hoses connect that causes the leaking. Very confusing......
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Woodford faucet water leaking out of little holes near hose

I have a Woodford model 25 exterior faucet bib "freeze less" When I turn it on, it appears water is gushing out of some holes near where the hose connects, and not much pressure is going to ...
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Do I build my own garden-hose manifold? [closed]

It is spring time, and the manifold I used last year is, once again, irreparably broken. Judging by feedback on Amazon, none of them survive winter -- even if drained dry before the first frost. I'm ...
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Irrigation system B-Hyve with manifold away from the faucet

I am using 3 B-hyve Smart Hose Faucet Timers to schedule watering. The current system is connected as: Faucet ---- ~35 ft garden hose ----- backflow preventer ---- 4-Way Hose Faucet Splitter --- 3x (...
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How Can I Replace Our Leaking Outdoor Faucet?

Our outdoor faucet is leaking. Here's a picture: Here's another picture that more clearly shows from where I think it's leaking: I think I need to replace the faucet. The online resources I've found ...
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Brass fitting seized on a nickel-coated pipe

I have an interesting winter problem. The Orbit sprinkler controller, which has a brass screw-on fitting, has seized on its faucet (a zinc or nickel coated recessed stopcock — a winterized outdoor ...
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Adding a door to water shutoff valve in ceiling

I am having my kitchen redone and during demolition, a pipe comes loose and I get water damage in my basement. The contractor fixed the damages and is working on the kitchen now. In the basement ...
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How does everyone set up sprinkler timer with residential outdoor faucets?

I am trying to set up a timed sprinkler system. Everything mechanically works out. However, I noticed cautions such as the following. If we cannot keep the outdoor faucets on, there seems to be not ...
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Mansfield 4000 series outdoor frost-free faucet leaking from inside the stem tube

I have a 12-in Mansfield 4000 series outdoor frost-free faucet (according to this). It's leaking from inside the stem tube (labeled "1") only when water is turned on. Removing the stem from ...
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Help identify outdoor frost free faucet make & model

My other outdoor frost-free faucet is a Mansfield 4000 series, but I have a difficult time trying to identify this other one.
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