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Old 5/15/09, 9:09 AM
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Came across black Q-PEX fittings yesterday. I know the brass Q-PEX fittings were supposedly problematic because of dezincification but what about these fittings?

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Old 5/15/09, 10:39 AM
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I used these when i re-plumbed my house and have had no problems with them. My pex has been installed for about a year...if that helps any
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Old 5/15/09, 12:08 PM
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No known issues. . .



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The picture only shows Q pex crimp rings.

The plastic fittings may very well be Zurn Q pex but the picture does not prove that, be careful making assumptions, there other vendors making them too like this example.
http://www.tradekey.com/product_view/id/262658.htm

Those plastic fittings are used some around here too and have not heard of any issues.....yet........



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The picture only shows Q pex crimp rings.

The plastic fittings may very well be Zurn Q pex but the picture does not prove that, be careful making assumptions, there other vendors making them too like this example.
http://www.tradekey.com/product_view/id/262658.htm

Those plastic fittings are used some around here too and have not heard of any issues.....yet........
If there are problems down that road I can't help that. I've yet to find a crystal ball for my inspection arsenal.



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