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A RELIABLE INVERTED KEY CURB COCK.

Issue 11 and Volume 22.

A RELIABLE INVERTED KEY CURB COCK. The illustration herewith shown is a sectional view of an H. M. inverted key curb cock placed on the market this season by the H. Mueller Manufacturing Company, of Decatur, Ill. It will be seen that this cock differs from the ordinary curb cock, inasmuch as the key is reversed, or in other words the large end of the plug is at the bottom. The fact will be readily admitted that the key in the ordinary curb cock will oftimes work very stiff, and in some cases become set so that it becomes necessary to replace it before the water can be turned off or on, while with the inverted key curb cock, a slight downward pressure prevents any binding or sticking. The water enters the pressure side, going through the by-pass, as indicated by the arrow, and passes under the key. This pressure…

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