> shite is the word. Often have them leaking if not been operated for
> many months (or years).
Yes, yhey shouldn't be offered for sale IMO.
> Screwfix do a Pegler made version of this valve
> which has a better reputation/reviews (and is a lot more expensive)
> but I don't have any first hand experience of them.
> Some plumbers I talked to say they always use lever operated valves,
> and the gas approved version, even for water. Much less likely to
> leak. I've fitted some 22mm gas approved lever valves to all the pipes
> around the HW cylinder. Got fed up with all the gate vavles seizing
I changed the valve on our boiler filling loop recently, for the
umpteenth time and used one of these
Though i've just read the reviews....FFS :) :)
I'll get Pegler in future, cheers.