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Old 11-09-2018, 12:47 PM   #1
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Low point drain valves

Had to winterize so I changed my low point drain pex caps while I was at it. Replaced with Zurn Pex Valves from Zoro Tools.
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Nice find!!
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Had to winterize so I changed my low point drain pex caps while I was at it. Replaced with Zurn Pex Valves from Zoro Tools.
Are they 1/2"?
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Yes. 1/2"
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Yes. 1/2"
Thanks. I just did an overnighter with no hookups. Tried to shower and the previously full fresh tank was empty. When I looked I saw this.

No cap on cold water low point drain. Also, no valve on fresh tank drain, unless I missed it.

Since I have to get something, I might as well do the valves. Thanks.Click image for larger version

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Anyone know if those valves are available at Lowes/Home Depot?
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Anyone know if those valves are available at Lowes/Home Depot?
My wife is checking today.
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Old 11-15-2018, 03:52 PM   #8
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Anyone know if those valves are available at Lowes/Home Depot?


Yes. Look in the pex section. But I noticed the crimped in fitting is gone.

You will either need a crimp style valve, crimp rings, crimper tool or a compression fitting like this Flair-It 16892 Plastic Straight Stop Valve, 0.5" Size https://www.amazon.com/dpB000BQT694/..._h0D7BbGE9C5BA

I have found the crimp stuff at Home Depot and the flair-it compression stuff at ace hw.
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Now I feel better, because I've done this on our previous trailer, and on our current. On the previous trailer, I cut out the cap fittings, and put in pex crimped valves. On the current trailer, I just replaced the screw on caps with screw on valves. Worked great for winterizing this year.
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Travis, where did you find the screw on valves?
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