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  1. jrtrrror

    jrtrrror Member

  2. scott_d

    scott_d Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Yes it’s push fit
    No special tools needed
     
  3. jrtrrror

    jrtrrror Member

    Hi. Thanks for the reply.
    So, how do I disassemble the pipe from the elbow? I may need to cut the pipe shorter. Can it be reassembled once I've cut the pipe shorter, or is it a one time only fitting.
    Thanks again
     
  4. scott_d

    scott_d Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Push the white ring into the fitting and pull the pipe out.
    Should be reusable if it’s not damaged.
     
  5. jrtrrror

    jrtrrror Member

    Thank you.
    Especially at this late hour
    Do you know of any videos showing demounting of these?
    Thanks again
     
  6. AMGasServices

    AMGasServices GSR

    Here you go.

     
  7. Harvest Fields

    Harvest Fields S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    The elbow is pushfit onto the pipe. But the drain off is compression. Make sure the system is drained fully before removing.
     
  8. CBW1982

    CBW1982 Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    I think it is fully drained mate, there’s another thread similar
     
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  9. Rob Foster

    Rob Foster Top Contributor!!

    Fully drained mate !
     
  10. jrtrrror

    jrtrrror Member

    Good morning all. Thanks for the video. I've used Speedfit before, so I am familiar with their use. I wasn't sure if this Drayton push fit (if that is what it is) works under the same principle. I know that some of these manufacturers have different systems.
    Thanks again everyone. It means a lot that people are so willing to help and probably just as important, make no judgements. (Well, not publicly anyway. Hahaha)
     
  11. jrtrrror

    jrtrrror Member

    Just out of curiosity. If the ordered drain valves don't come today, is there something else I could buy from SF to cover the distance from the rad to the rad valve. Instead of the drain valve. I really need to get it done today. We've got no heating or hot water. I've seen items called tail valves and tail extensions. Would these do it? I know it means that they wouldn't have drain offs, but I'd have to deal with that in the future if necessary. I've taken some pictures to show dimensions.

    Thanks again

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  12. jrtrrror

    jrtrrror Member

    Sorry. I didn't spot your reply.
    Yes, it's all fully drained
     
  13. CBW1982

    CBW1982 Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Have I missed something? :confused:
     
  14. AMGasServices

    AMGasServices GSR


    Try this

    https://www.screwfix.com/p/tesla-x-...MI5JPajuHt4gIVT7vtCh3LrAv0EAQYASABEgIxbvD_BwE
     
  15. Craig Watson

    Craig Watson Plumber GSR

    These will get you up and running
    https://www.screwfix.com/p/tesla-x-...w3tpwTZk64DU5W1XkXFUrfs8c6V_t3nRoCQDwQAvD_BwE
     
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