Originally Posted by Jethro608
Why don't everybody use gate valves insted they are less than 1/2 the price of a ball valve and do the same thing. 1 turn equals 1/4. 2 turns equal 1/2 & so on. The 3/4in valve cost about 8$
I can't speak for others but I use a ball valve because I can be 20 feet away and see how it's set. It just works for me.