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Old 04-16-2012, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Wet_Boots View Post
I wouldn't mind some extra expense, if it gives me a solid mechanical connection, and allows the flex PVC to be a reliable pump suction line. Gluing flex pipe for a suction line is not best practice, sez me.
sorry W_B, i have used sched. 40 flex for suction on the majority of the pools that i have plumbed without incidence. i used the proper glue and primers for pvc, abs to pvc and pvc to flex. i have a more than a few of them in the ground without issue.

dissimilar materials can be welded without issue if the right materials and techniques are used
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