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keith123
keith123 Member Posts: 103
edited February 2022 in Strictly Steam
Solution had. 

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  • ScottSecor
    ScottSecor Member Posts: 856
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    Local plumbing supply house. Do you really need it? If not I would consider leaving it alone or if required just using straight pipe and elimiate the valve.
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,544
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    looks like that would be difficult to change
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,062
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    Would we say it is put in backwards?
    It looks like the union/spud is on the bottom.

    Would need access under the floor to change the spud??

    Maybe just repack the bonnet around the stem.
  • keith123
    keith123 Member Posts: 103
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    The homeowner would like the valve replaced because it won’t close anymore. Short of replacing it, I would have to attempt a rebuild. Being as I do not have access below, it might be my only option
  • keith123
    keith123 Member Posts: 103
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    I do have one spot on the branch piping to the radiator to install a Straight valve there. I can then leave the existing valve in the open position and leave it
  • Lance
    Lance Member Posts: 270
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    be careful. Steam is 100% shutoff, hot water should have a bleed hole in the valve to prevent freezing.