Solar Panel Air Release Valve

cramar

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Nov 10, 2010
1,143
Sault Ontario
#1
Where the heck can a guy order one of these, in Canada I can't get them local and the only ones I find on Ebay are 80 bucks after tax and shipping. I didn't see any of them on FlexPVC.com
It's for a fafco sunsaver system I installed.
 
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cramar

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LifeTime Supporter
Nov 10, 2010
1,143
Sault Ontario
#4
FYI

I couldn't find anything suitable locally.
I ended up rolling the dice on an $8 PVC air release valve for motor homes, available at Home Depot plumbing dept. One week in and it's working absolutely perfect, contrast that to the $80 cost to get one online in Canada (PVC prices are ridiculous in this country).

Even the "pool" versions available online in the US are $20 plus shipping, the part below is what I used and appears virtually identical to me, it works fine, and is a lot less money.
Taped up the end and it went right into the Fafco header, no problems.
 

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