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Old 02-24-2016, 09:25 AM
Location: WA
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Originally Posted by Wysiwyg View Post
I'm currently collecting hardware for the installation of my water pressure booster and water filters for the whole house. i'm interested in those quick connect plumbing joints - Gatorbite(?) from HomeDepot. theyre pricey but i like the idea. does anyone have any bad experience with them. I'm thinking to pressurize our house to maybe 80psi but i'd lower the pressure in some areas of the house using the main water manifold thinger - is that even possible?
I have had huge problems in the past year because of high water pressure (failed pressure reduction valve) and suggest you will have problems at 80 psi. Relief valves, shut-offs, fill valves, etc. are not designed to handle over 70 psi.
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