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allenwaggoner88
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Postby allenwaggoner88 » Sun 23 Sep, 2012 19:21

Can some one help me configure the valves so that the system is running properly
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allenwaggoner88
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Postby allenwaggoner88 » Sun 23 Sep, 2012 19:28

Basicly i dont know the direction of the water flows.
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mas985
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Postby mas985 » Tue 25 Sep, 2012 10:11

I can't see much in your picture but in general, you point the blunt end of the valve (opposite of handle) toward the pipe you want to block flow. Water will then flow through the pipe that the handle is sitting over and the pipe 90 degrees from the handle. This site has a good example:

http://www.poolplaza.com/pool-school/pl ... tion.shtml
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