Flex water supplies....rubber gasket vs. metal bullnose seal

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by jimbo, Apr 29, 2010.

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Flex water supplies....which do you prefer??

  1. rubber gasket seal

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  2. bullnose metal to metal seal

    4 vote(s)
    66.7%
  1. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    Which type of flex water supply to you prefer....the ones with a rubber gasket, or the kind with a brass bull nose which seals metal to metal./??
     
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    The only time that would be a decision is if you are not using the braided hoses. WHEN I use them, which is almost never, I use the ones with the formed ends.
     
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  4. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    I AM talking about braided flex. Some manufactureres are making them that way now.
     
  5. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    In that case why would you even want to use the metal ones?
     
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