View Full Version : How to tap into Copper or PEX plumbing

Buckeye Hydro
06/29/2013, 12:58 PM
We try hard to steer people away from using the piercing saddles to tap into their plumbing. For many reasons, they are much less than ideal.
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So if you have copper or PEX plumbing what's the best option? We have a number of them here:
http://www.buckeyefieldsupply.com/showproducts.asp?Category=187&Sub=133 including a brand new option we just added today: The EZ Tap
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The two compression ports (the ports with the nuts on them) fit 1/2" copper, or PEX perfectly. The valve port has a quick connect that takes the 1/4" or 3/8" feedwater tube.