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Old 02-23-2011, 02:37 PM   #7549
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Originally Posted by expatpig View Post
Why didn't you just put an elbow on the nipple, a length of pipe and mount the ball valve near the top of the drum so you could see it?
I have 3 valves and doing all 3 in pipe is just too bulky IMO. Plus, I've read some things about air flow issues with the extended pipe and valve remoted like your pictures.

I know the valve location based upon the handle location, much like the original handle location on the valve. Jsut got tired of bending over and adjusting and checking.

Besides, I have a welder, chop saws, tap & die kits, time, and I like to fabricate.

Just another way to "skin a cat".
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