Bracket to attach stop valve to wall?

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Old 07-02-16, 04:59 PM
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Bracket to attach stop valve to wall?

Is there a bracket that can attach to this stop valve so it stays in place on a wall or something similar?
 
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Old 07-03-16, 04:21 AM
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Usually the the attached hosing or tubing will be attached to the wall very close to the valve in order to stabilize it.
 
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Old 07-03-16, 04:40 AM
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Pex is normally inside the wall so how can this stop valve be placed partially inside the wall and have the blue handle outside?
It's a stop valve to be placed inside on the branch for an outside sillcock.
 
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Old 07-03-16, 05:19 AM
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That stop valve is not the proper valve for a cold area. It will freeze. Why do you need it on the outside since you already have a frost proof hose bib?
 
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It's also a gate or globe valve that at some point is going to leak or fail to shut on or off.
Far better to use a ball valve.
Unless you use the brown PEX it should never be exposed to UV.
Let us in on what your really trying to do and I'm sure there's a better way to do this.
 
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Old 07-03-16, 10:09 AM
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It will be on the inside of house to shut off there branch like an isolation valve. I have a frost free hydrant 12" for outside.
 
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Old 07-03-16, 10:12 AM
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Pressure tank outlet is split into 2. One branch to inside house, 1 branch to outside house. I need isolation/shut off valves for both of these.
 
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Old 07-03-16, 11:53 AM
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placed partially inside the wall and have the blue handle outside?
Not what you said originally. Just going on what you indicated. This valve will need to be completely inside. Use appropriately sized two hole clamps on either side of the valve and turn the valve away from the wall. Pex will allow for such movement after crimping.
 
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Sorry that was me not explaining properly. I meant it will be located on an inside wall but the blue handle has to stick out of the wall to turn it! It will isolate the rest of the branch leading to the outside freeze proof sill c o c k.
 
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has to stick out of the wall to turn it!
NO! it must be completely inside. Why can't it be completely inside? Send more pics of how and where it will be placed.

What Larry said is what I originally posted.
 
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Old 07-03-16, 12:59 PM
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I think I get it. "Sticking out of the wall" means laterally to the inside so the handle does not obstruct itself and hit the wall when turning. Hopefully that is the case. In any event what Norm and I said about clamps will keep it rigid and you can turn it any way you want once it is crimped.
 
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Old 07-03-16, 02:15 PM
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If the handle is inside the wall you cannot turn it because it is hidden inside the wall
 
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Old 07-03-16, 02:29 PM
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I'm gonna dance one more song, then I'm out. What do you mean that it inside the wall?? No, you can't bury this type valve in an uninsulated wall. The handle can't stick out to the outside of the wall. Cold will telegraph inside and freeze it. Fill us in, with pictures, on what you are doing so we can make a definitive advice decision, here.
 
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Right.
Pressure tank inside connects to pex.
I want to run pex behind some drywall but have the handle of this valve protruding from the wall so it is accessible to shut off.
The pex then continues from the valve another 36" at which point it connects to a 12" freeze proof sill c o c k which goes though concrete and then outside.

The stop valve pictured is completely on the inside of the heated house but I want to hide part of it behind the drywall and just have the blue handle sticking out of the drywall.
 
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Old 07-03-16, 07:48 PM
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Why can't the valve be located close to the pressure tank? If you bury the valve behind sheetrock, you won't be able to service it. Also, a ball valve, as Joe mentioned, would perform better and require less maintenance.
 
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Old 07-04-16, 10:29 AM
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It can be but I thought the valve had to be secured somehow? A ball valve like with 1 lever?
 
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Old 07-04-16, 12:03 PM
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Yeah, a regular PEX ball valve. No more than they will be used, solid fixing won't be absolutely necessary, but desirable if it is used, or in a busy area. Eastman 1/2 in. x 1/2 in. Brass PEX Ball Valve-20093LF - The Home Depot
 
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