Hot water tank flex lines

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  1. Jun 7, 2012 #1

    alans

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    Manufactured home has a black nylon covered flex line (from Home Depot) on the cold nipple and a regid galvanized line on the hot nipple.
    CAN I USE A black nylon flex on the HOT nipple?
     
  2. Jun 9, 2012 #2

    CallMeVilla

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    I know manufactured homes use different standards . . . My preferred application would be a braided metal over the flex line for both hot and cold using "shark bite" attachments. If not, then I would use flex copper with standard threaded connectors.

    I wonder if your entire home is piped with PEX? Their system uses red for hot and blue for cold.
    http://www.pexinfo.com/#advantages
     

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