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80% of the homes built here 2000 and up have CPVC in them 80% of them have compression stops on them. We, have used compression stops on them. Never had an issue with them being compression. Im more concerned of a dumbas5 not drying off the stub out good enough or cleaning the paint off of the pipe and the sh!t blowing off in the middle of the night. Florida air doesnt do copper right.
As long as you lightly sand the Cpvc like copper and put some pipe dope on the threads it will be just fine,but I use glue on stops for Cpvc
 

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80% of the homes built here 2000 and up have CPVC in them 80% of them have compression stops on them. We, have used compression stops on them. Never had an issue with them being compression. Im more concerned of a dumbas5 not drying off the stub out good enough or cleaning the paint off of the pipe and the sh!t blowing off in the middle of the night. Florida air doesnt do copper right.

Millions of jobs on your horizon. Flex a piece of new CPVC, then flex a 20 year old CPVC pipe. One of them will snap easily.
 

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80% of the homes built here 2000 and up have CPVC in them 80% of them have compression stops on them. We, have used compression stops on them. Never had an issue with them being compression. Im more concerned of a dumbas5 not drying off the stub out good enough or cleaning the paint off of the pipe and the sh!t blowing off in the middle of the night. Florida air doesnt do copper right.
CPVC is so cringe
 

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Millions of jobs on your horizon. Flex a piece of new CPVC, then flex a 20 year old CPVC pipe. One of them will snap easily.
you cant cut the sh!t with a pair of ratchet cutters. gotta use a saw blade and pull the teeth towards you or the sh!t breaks like glass.
 

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Yes but if secured straight it will last just about forever,at least the life of a house or blding
Only if you built the house 😘
 
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We had a Florida plumber move here in the 90's. He did a few small jobs and then repiped several houses from galv to cpvc before getting a new job. Once or twice a year I fix a broken cpvc line he installed.

Some of the houses at the bottom of the hill are on lightly chlorinated town water that comes first from a well. The other half up the top of the hill are on well or spring water. I don't think it's a water quality issue as the galv/copper in these homes is 80+yrs old. It's all Charlotte flogold or whatever it's called, done over the span of about 5 years so I don't think it's a bad batch of pipe/fittings. There are stickers from three different hardware stores on the stuff too.

Like most of you, cpvc water lines give me the willies, even more so than old galv.
 
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galvanized passing through a concrete slab tight up against an old piece of pressure treated lumber bottom plate. rotten as hell. seen it break right off at the slab trying to remove an old tub valve numerous times.
 
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