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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2008

    Default what's best way to cut PEX?

    Im replacing my kitchen sink faucet and the current connection is PEX right up to the faucet. New faucet has supply hoses with 3/8 compression fittings so Im thinking of cutting the PEX off just after the shut-off valve and then attaching some sort of PEX-to-compression adapter so I can hook up the supply lines to the new faucet. Im not sure how to cut the PEXuse a tube cutter or just a utility knife or what? I may want to use a sharkbite connector after I cut it..

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2008

    Default Re: what's best way to cut PEX?

    Most tubbing cutters will not cut Pex unless they have a plastic wheel. Which is taller and will cut deeper. You can use a utility knife just make sure the cut is square and no burr's if using a sharkbite. Good luck.

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