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Custom Hose Bib Photos

Here are the only parts you really need to build a custom hose bib. A ball valve, the special hose thread adapter and a male adapter that converts 1/2 inch copper to the special brass hose adapter.

The funny looking clamp holds the new hose bib securely to the wall. Remember, if you live where it gets cold, you MUST install a separate valve inside to cut off water to the outdoor faucet. The outdoor piping must be drained and the valve left open all winter.

 

These simple parts combine to create a custom hose bib.

These simple parts combine to create a custom hose bib.


Hose bib prior to soldering.

Hose bib prior to soldering.

Here is the hose bib before I soldered it together. The valve is in the closed position. Always do this when soldering. Open it only after the valve body has cooled. I love how my valve works. I get full water flow and no valve noise.

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