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What's to disagree with? I coulda said it better than I did, maybe. You said it better than I did. The stuff cracks when the temp's not right and these plastics have been around for decades
You said you didn't think there was anything special about Uponor's material, I disagree. I think they are using a process to make the material different than any other HDPE and that process is difficult to get correct.

I think it is this difficulty that is causing all these issues.
 

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Nice Head, what’s in the bag?
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I know a guy who stores his pex in his backyard unprotected, from UV/sun for and weather. There is prob going to be a bunch of problem trailing behind him, over the years
 

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I know a guy who stores his pex in his backyard unprotected, from UV/sun for and weather. There is prob going to be a bunch of problem trailing behind him, over the years
We had a guy move here who was used to working on slums. He did most of his waterlines in cpvc. Mostly basement repipes, softener installs, repiping kitchen sinks, small stuff usually less than 30' total. That was only a couple year span ending like 15 years ago. At least once a year we have to remove some of that crap that's cracked.
 
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