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  1. General Plumbing Discussion
    I've learned that for compression fitting Never apply PTFE tape to the thread The water seal is done by the olive (O-ring) not the thread Suggest replace olive every time if undo the fitting If have to reuse the olive, wrap small amount of PTFE around the olive may help to reseal the fitting...
  2. General Plumbing Discussion
    I have a soft copper line im connecting to a refigerator and running to the water lines under the kitchen sink. In the past I have always flared this size/type of pipe. I would like to use compression fittings on this install if possible but I dont trust them on this soft copper. The pipe is...
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