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Ok I figured out your sizes the gun takes a 1/2” BSPM thread Your link the male adapter 2.70 pound (your dollar? ) is the right one but there are 2 sizes FQCBM2 is a 1/2 BSP fitting so this should be the correct size. I hope this gets you all set up it looks like it should from both descriptions.


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Pipe and tube are measured differently. pipe is measured by inside diameter and tubing is measured by outside diameter. Depending on the fitting you may have the wrong one. I had a heck of a time remembering this when I went through my HVAC training as plumbing and electrical are normally pipe and hvac is normally tubing, back then the web was not as helpful ...


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While there are various possible causes (aside from not cleaning acid flux properly, the one that comes to mind in that location is improper/insufficient support causing a bending force on the pipe from the Y junction) I personally would replace as much as possible with PVC (and take your copper to the scrapyard.) If you are prone to consider that going ...


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That's a bad spot to have a leak. That could have been caused by too much heat from a torch or excess acid flux. You might be able to cut the 1 1/4" pipe on the other side of the support and heat the joint going into the "y" and remove the piece of pipe. Then clean out all the old solder by heating up the pipe and wiping out solder. Use emery paper to clean ...


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Standard construction methods would include a minimum of a silicone seal to prevent water entry at the pipe. Cement or mortar is not required but sealing to prevent water entry is.


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First of all, did you have any agreements on how the pipe is to be fitted? If paperwork mentions sealing the pipe entry in any way, the final result should match the criteria laid out in the agreement you had with your contractor. That aside, you said that it is hard to see any gap from the outside of the building so to me, the question on whether or not ...


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If your gas grill connection is really a 3/8 female NPT sized... Then what you need are two pieces. A 3/4" x 3/8" NPT black steel bushing, and a short 3/8" black steel nipple. ( short pipe with male threads on both ends. ) You can get a really short nipple and barely add any length to the output. However, that complicates the install since you won't be able ...


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Mast made a comment that I'd like to expand upon to offer some ideas and guidance. That pipe can effectively be seen as public utility for the people whose gutters feed into this pipe. Because of that, you may be called upon by local authorities to lay bare that pipe in case of emergencies, like a blockage or a leakage. In case that happens, it'll probably ...


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I would go the full 6" of rock but only use 1 inch of bedding sand. Anymore than that and you can have your pavers shift due to pressure on the corners. I like Ed's advice on packing around the pipe. When packing the gravel work to the pipe from both sides but don’t pack directly over it until both sides are packed. This reduces breakage of the pipe if it ...


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Use 100% sand to embed and backfill the pipe; 1/4" gravel fines at the largest. Anything larger can point load the pipe and will lead to subsidence when the material migrates. Material that would permit migration of fines from the native material should not be used for the replaced foundation. For example, crushed rock or a gravel material containing ...


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Some native soils are really lousy foundation material. They might expand when they get wet; they might heave upward when they freeze, and the list goes on. If a soil movement event happens directly under the pavers then the pavers will move too, and that'll result in an uneven surface, gaps forming, etc. On the other hand, some native soils are actually ...


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I have run into this many times usually with light duty drainage pipe for the gutters . I really like a solid base I use more rock and less sand but 6” for a patio is good. I would expose a little of the pipe and stop at 5”. When packing the gravel work to the pipe from both sides but don’t pack directly over it until both sides are packed. This reduces ...


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A pipe wrench holding the exposed portion of the nipple should allow you to remove the valve without loosening the joint in the wall. But be sure to inspect the condition of the pipe. This appears to be galvanized steel pipe which rusts over time. If the pipe appears to be rusted severely or is filled with scale, you may want to replace it and even the ...


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You will need some kind of vent or the gasses will end up inside the house. In my jurisdiction tiny homes follow very similar rules to standard construction so a minimum of 1 vent will be needed. A second vent could be achieved by using an air admittance valve if allowed in your area. I wired a mobile home not long ago and the owner had his vent on the ...


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