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  1. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Thinking of adding one to my ro, anyone else use one? If so do you introduce it before or after the ro?
     
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  2. spruce

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    Do you mean a ball valve or a ball **** valve that is used to automatically switch off the water when say the header tank is full?

    The reason for asking is that I seem to remember that your r/o was situated in your bathroom wasn't it?
     
  3. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Valve to turn it off when full, and yeah in bathroom with tank other side of the wall, but if better to have it before ro just means I pipe out to valve back to ro then ro output back out again.
     
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    drat thought it was about porn jokes...

    me likes to live dangerous and gamble ...yeh thinking about a ball **** soon...wellies often needed in my extension ...:D
     
  5. spruce

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    Another cleaner had a part 2 ball **** modified by an engineering company. The tap water went into the ball **** in the tank, then out to the r/o sitting on top of the tank.

    http://www.screwfix.com/p/pegler-prestex-float-valve-part-2/27627?kpid=27627&cm_mmc=Google-_-Product Listing Ads-_-Sales Tracking-_-sales tracking url&cm_mmc=Google-_-Shopping - Bathrooms-_-Shopping - Bathrooms&gclid=CPGS99m_xcgCFUv3wgod9QkD5w

    The white cap in the illustration is removed and modified to fit a hose barb.
    ballcock.jpg

    When the storage tank is full it switches of the feed to the r/o and everything switches off.
     
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  6. tench0771

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    i thault a ball **** was the thing in ur toilet were drug delers hide there stash:rofl:
     
  7. peter rogers

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    im actually trying to sort out a shut off valve for the van solenoid and getting a float together dont know wat i need lol
     
  8. phillip

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    I use this the water valve it fits in top of tank
    Cut a hole right size in top of tank, slot in make it snugg. Then use a piece of wood to screw on top carful not to screw in to far. Then the wood will sit in the metal frame on the tank snug. Connect water going straight from your mains runs through the shut of to your RO. Your Ro fills up your tank, when it reaches the shut of float valve it stops the water. Tank filled almost full. Make sure you get the right fittings either side of float valve.
    I have had this over a year now and it's been fine.
     

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  9. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    So the consensus is put the valve before the ROP then so it cuts the water supply?

    I have a ball **** identical to the brass one above I can use it was fitted on my buffer tank when pressure washing.
     
  10. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    So does that valve have an in and an out? not sure how you could switch the mains off before the RO with it? looks a really nice valve though.
     
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