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Originally Posted by dr/owned View Post

I can't spend > $10 on a fitting on principle alone. I use $1.50 valves and $.50 T connectors smile.gif

considering a compression fitting is about that much, as well as most other "quality" wc parts, i assume anyone who wishes to wc is willing to drop a lotta cash...

ghetto wc is funny and a very good experience as diy, but many disastrous things can occur redface.gif
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post #12 of 13
another way is to put a container under where you will disconnect it and let it drain and then once it's all gone pull apart the rest, one guy did it like so:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfEqt8sfyQk

You don't need to cut it you can just pull a fitting out like on your rad.

paper towels are always a good idea too
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hmmm, not a bad idea actually since I'm replacing the tubing lol
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