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The code is not very clear and I was getting all kinds of different and vague answers from certified plumbers and even the local chief mechanical inspector. So I emailed this question to Maxitrol, the company that makes the regulator in my home, and they told me this... "With regard to a line pressure test, NFPA 54 in Chapter 8 states that during a line ...


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I had the same question as the OP. The code is not very clear and I was getting all kinds of different and vague answers from certified plumbers and even the local chief mechanical inspector. So I emailed this question to Maxitrol, the company that makes the regulator in my home, and they told me this... "With regard to a line pressure test, NFPA 54 in ...


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I recently had a contractor move my stove's gas shutoff valve into a cabinet. Why? Did you request this? Did they do this without permission? I don't know if they're breaking any rules code-wise but that's up to your local inspector's discretion. Someday when the flex line needs to be replaced then it can be disconnected inside the cabinet, routed through ...


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My guess is that you will be fine to pressure test the system. It would be silly if a component of the whole system had to be excluded from a pressure test and added afterwards. What is the brand and model number of the regulator? It would be trivial to find a spec sheet online or call the manufacturer.


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I wrap so that I taper the tape thickness down towards the starting threads. Also I wrap so that the tape is not unwound by the screwing in of the threads into the hole.


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