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Author Topic: Unrolling 100 foot Pex  (Read 431 times)

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Unrolling 100 foot Pex
« on: November 16, 2017, 11:43:57 AM »

I found easy way to uncoil a long roll of pex pipe and keep it straight was to run hot water through it as you unroll it. I hooked it up to my water heater and a hose. I turned the thermostat up on water heater somewhat Just overbend it on ends and hold it in place works great!
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Re: Unrolling 100 foot Pex
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2017, 07:01:46 AM »

Uh huh. Or if it's reasonably warm out I've laid one end under a truck tire and roll it out on the lawn and hold the other end down with something heavy. An hour in the sun does wonders
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Re: Unrolling 100 foot Pex
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2017, 03:03:09 PM »

Yeah, we have said many times a way to preheat the underground lines before unrolling on a 10 degree morning would be great. :)
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Re: Unrolling 100 foot Pex
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2017, 09:12:50 PM »

Stick a rubber stopper in each end then stick in a bath tub full of hot water.
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Re: Unrolling 100 foot Pex
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2017, 11:07:14 PM »

Puzzy! Roll her out cold = good training !