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Alright, so in my WC system for a drain, I thought it would be cool to have a locking drum faucet.

I have a few choices in faucets that would suit the build, and a few choices in material. Cast iron, brass and aluminum. Most use cast iron AND brass, actually.

I'm not too edumacated on what's corrosive or doesn't mix well in a loop.

Any help on this one?

EDIT: The one I've got my eyes set on is all brass. This should be okay, correct? I've seen people use brass ports before..
    
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I know that brass is okay, alot of people use brass barbs, not sure about the cast iron.
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I know that brass is okay, alot of people use brass barbs, not sure about the cast iron.
Yah, I was thinking that too, no cast iron.

Well, I'm going with an all brass one. Should be okay, I think. I'll clean and sterilize it well before use.

EDIT: http://www.mcmaster.com part number 4450T1

That's the one.
    
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Yeah you'll be OK with all brass....That might look pretty cool....
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Don`t use cast iron or any ferrous metal. You`ll get lots of corrosion, rust and lime. The brass would be perfect. Just be sure you clean it thoroughly (especially for fingerprints), wipe it dry and spray a coat of varnish, glycerine or any clear, permanent coating to keep it tarnish free and beautiful.
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