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In the normal faucets and showers in your house, the valves governing the flow of hot and cold water are before the mixing of the two. Even when these valves are wide open, the water pressure will decrease across these valves, so that where the water mixes is at a substantially lower pressure than in the source pipes. This prevents the mixed water from ...


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If you have access, I would put in a new frost free (the valve seat is at the end of a rod. This particular one allows you to thread it on, or solder it on. Lowes. If you don't have a frost problem, this is still probably the easiest way to get the connection where you can work on it. Note: Whenever I have to repair something, I also put in a shut off ...


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It's called nickel brass, white brass or nickel-plated brass. It's perfectly acceptable. The bigger issue in the picture is the copper fitting attached to the tank, it should be a barstock or brass FIP. A bar stock or brass fitting or dielectric union should be put in between any black iron and copper fittings. The tee looks a little odd. But if it's brass ...


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