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Old 01-11-2008, 05:45 PM  
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If the fittings are stainless, I don't see an issue but, to be on the safe side, you could install the normal dielectric fittings.
Stainless will not react, so any added fittings are just that many more joints to possibly start leaking in the future. Don't fix what don't need fixed.


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What Tool guy said. The stainless is fine. The bushings are nylon sleeved or brass fitted. Now if you have well water.....

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