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Which came first? The air line or the switch? #176233
03/26/08 08:47 PM
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Re: Which came first? The air line or the switch? [Re: Admin] #176246
03/27/08 08:32 AM
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I wonder if that box has been arranged to drain...


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Re: Which came first? The air line or the switch? [Re: BPHgravity] #176247
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Was this part of the building automation system?

It looks like they originally designed the job as electronic with 4-20mA control signals; and somebody wanted to save money by installing the old-style pneumatic control system.

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Re: Which came first? The air line or the switch? [Re: ghost307] #177179
04/24/08 12:23 PM
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Re: Which came first? The air line or the switch? [Re: packrat56] #177645
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Looks to me that they used the box as a bracket for the pipe maybe?

Re: Which came first? The air line or the switch? [Re: sysrq] #177649
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Originally Posted by sysrq
Looks to me that they used the box as a bracket for the pipe maybe?
3/4" threaded knock-outs would be perfect for a 1/2" pipe. It does appear that the weight of that pipe is resting on the box.

I did something similar to this in my house, using a 4x4 blue box to hold the hose bibb water shutoff valve. This way, it's flush-mounted inside the wall, matches the rest of the receptacles, and only cost $2.


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