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AFOC comment of the night. Garden hoses are generally attached to sill cocks and sill cocks, be they anti-siphon or conventional, are globe valves. Globe valves, most commonly seen in boiler drains, have a rubber seat. Gate valves, which are used as block valves in most applications, have a brass gate and no seat. The valve pictured is a gate valve and, after removal, will be of little marginal utility in any gardening scenario.
I'm sorry, Lord. I just couldn't help it. It was just a Larry the Cable Guy kind of moment. Cam, I'll just bite myself, thank you. (g)
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