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Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 6:52pm

PVB Replacement

Hey all, hopefully a quick and easy question for the experts here. I have to replace my PVB, which is a Wilkins 720A (pictured)

The entire setup appears to be pretty old and I'm curious if there's a newer PVB that I can use to replace the Wilkins. Possibly a Febco 765 or something similar?
Or would you recommend replacing it with the same original part? Thank you much!


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Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 12:49am

if you allow water to remain in the PVB over the winter, the brand doesn't matter - all of them will suffer freeze damage

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