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Old 4/13/18, 10:52 PM
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Anyone know what type of shutoff valve this is? Would you recommend it be replaced with a ball valve?
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Well if I am not mistaken, that is the meter above to the right. This is a common brass meter ball valve attached to the meter riser. (An HB-2) Same type as you would find at a modern street meter just with a handle installed. FORD was the giveaway.




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Old 4/14/18, 6:36 AM
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It does not turn you left the handle up, I believe, to shut off water



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Old 4/14/18, 7:55 AM
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Anyone know what type of shutoff valve this is? Would you recommend it be replaced with a ball valve?
It is a ball valve. The handle rotates 90 degrees to turn it Off.



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It does not turn you left the handle up, I believe, to shut off water
You believe? I gave you the friggin part number. It is a ball valve.




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Stephen- I would give you my opinion on what it is, but you'd get all crankie on me because you took the part number and looked it up and I on the other hand will damn well stand behind my wild *** guess and post something stupid and have to run off to may safe space and chill for the rest of the day!



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Stephen- I would give you my opinion on what it is, but you'd get all crankie on me because you took the part number and looked it up and I on the other hand will damn well stand behind my wild *** guess and post something stupid and have to run off to may safe space and chill for the rest of the day!
LOL. How you feeling Dave?




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Hope all is well Dave as much as can be.



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Old 4/14/18, 2:11 PM
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Hanging in there Marcel. Thanks!

Being ornery as ever Stephen!



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Hanging in there Marcel. Thanks!

Being ornery as ever Stephen!
That's our Dave.

I can't imagine what you're going through. Best to you, buddy.




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