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    Copper Water line

    I heard of some kind of fitting that you do not have to braze. I have a water leak on a outside faucet that runs under the bottom eve of the house and you need to ne a midget with 10ft long arms to solder it. Anyone know what it is called?

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    Re: Copper Water line

    I have seen solderless fittings - they were crimped on. The crimper is rather large - if it's a pain to get to with a torch, the crimper aint-not-a-gonna work.

    Not to mention the tooling is a bit expensive.

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    Re: Copper Water line

    Home Depot has a new line of push on fittings that seem to work well. It is called Shark Bite Systems

    http://www.cashacme.com/sharkbite.php
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    Re: Copper Water line

    Oh, Oh! Glenn nailed it. I forgot about them thar thingies....

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    Re: Copper Water line

    Glen: Thanks that is what I'm look for. I saw something like this on TOH and could not figure what is was called. I normally do not go to HomeDepot for very much, perfer Lowes. but will stop there in the morning what I get off work. Again thanks for all the answers. Art

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    Re: Copper Water line

    Quote Originally Posted by MXtras View Post
    I have seen solderless fittings - they were crimped on. The crimper is rather large - if it's a pain to get to with a torch, the crimper aint-not-a-gonna work.

    Not to mention the tooling is a bit expensive.

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    Re: Copper Water line

    Quote Originally Posted by Glenn View Post
    Home Depot has a new line of push on fittings that seem to work well. It is called Shark Bite Systems

    http://www.cashacme.com/sharkbite.php
    Those work on copper? COOL!!!
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