I have an interesting project. I need to connect a washer and the only
water supply is a 3/8" compression valve about 6 feet away. I cannot
replace it because the water cannot be shut off so I have to work with
it. So how does one go from 3/8" male compression valve to 3/4" MHT and
travel 6 feet while at it.
Many thanks in advance.
the small incoming line will mean fill times for washer will skyrocket
and washer may not work well.
beyond that you should get things fixed, if by chance that compression
fitting line broke and was flooding your home what would you do:(
If your water pressure is high enough, it may work out ok, flow-wise. My
3-1/2 gal toilet tank, that's supplied by 1/2" copper, reduced down to a
3/8" compression fitting, fills in 38 seconds.. so roughly it's over than 6
gals. a minute.
You need something like this:
3/4" FHT x 3/8" flare swivel
I could be wrong, but isn't it a code requirement almost everywhere
for there to be a shut off for domestic water supplies? Might be a
good idea to stop by City Hall and ask a few questions, or perhaps a
cooperative water department could help. It would make things far
easier for you.
Or the more likely explanation is that the OP is a tenant in an
apartment and he does not have access to the main shut off
for his unit or the building...
It is absurd to hook up a washing machine to a 3/8" compression
type supply line...
How were you planning on draining this washing machine ?
With a hose laid into the sink ? ROFL...
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