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Flexi tails from stop cock

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Richieduliban, 21 Nov 2019.

  1. Richieduliban

    Richieduliban

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    8AA587A0-60AB-48C1-8825-414A16291971.jpeg 5D82B871-3242-4E73-9D45-075460C71080.jpeg I just replaced a seized stopcock with a lever one. I thought of the idea, as it is the hot tap, of connecting the flexi tails directly to this stopcock instead of bothering with copper pipe. Are there any issues with this or all looks fine?


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  2. terryplumb

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    This weeks prize for bodge of the month goes to ....Richieduliban !!!!!
    The flexis will drop under their own weight ,at the point it joins to the valve.
    Will restrict flow ,and could possibly split ,in time ,and cause a flood.
    Replace it in rigid copper Richie.
     
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    Lol, well I can put the the old piping back.
    What if I clipped the flexi tail to the wall?
     
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    Would come under the heading of innovative bodge improvement .
    Why would you not want to do a proper job ?
     
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    Wouldn’t make much difference, still flow restrictions, and you mentioned it’s for a hot supply, so would probably burst at some point.
     
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    Well, I have to connect flexi tails at some point. Are you saying that I shouldn’t use flexi tails at all, or I should use it a little bit closer to the tap itself? Please clarify before calling me a bodge.
     
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    I have seen neater pipework in a skip !!
     
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    Why do you think they are made that length. ?
    No fookin need to bodge with flexis.... that is what speedfit etc is for !!
     
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    You don’t have to, but if you’re going to use the flexi’s, then yes closer to the tap. Not recommended the way you have done it.
     
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    You can find flexis 1.5 metres long...
     
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    Thanks The Novice
     
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    Is all the pipework on the scunt or is it the camera angle ??
     
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    on the scunt?
     
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    It is a technical term used to describe something that appears out of level or a vertical object that is on the p iss !!;)
     
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    lol, yes the back copper pipework needs securing as was renovating
     
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