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To prime or not to prime ?

Irv Member Posts: 95
Prime the pigtail with water, or let it develop on it's own ?



  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 21,536
    Prime it...

    depending on where it's mounted, it can take anywhere from a few cycles to weeks to fill on its own.
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
  • Brad White
    Brad White Member Posts: 2,393


    Our standard detail includes a tee with an up-turned street elbow and valve for the purpose although a plug and funnel would work as well. Cheap insurance to protect your essential instrumentation, IMHO.
    "If you do not know the answer, say, "I do not know the answer", and you will be correct!"

    -Ernie White, my Dad
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