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    I know it's mounted on the truck, but if it wasn't per say, this would be considered a water thief, correct? I am referred to the red appliance on the bottom left.



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    Yes you could call that three valve a water thief.


    Or you could call it a three wye as well.


    See this link:


    --->> http://www.akronbrass.com/uploadedFi...WaterThief.pdf
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    Thanks.

    I was taught a Wye was also one in, two equal out, where as a Water Thief has one in, same size out, plus two smaller.

    Thanks for the link.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FyrnResQ View Post
    Thanks.

    I was taught a Wye was also one in, two equal out, where as a Water Thief has one in, same size out, plus two smaller.

    Thanks for the link.


    Actual a WYE is an appliance that has one female intake with two or three male outlets.

    A SIAMEASE is an appliance which has two or more Male intakes with one Female discharge.

    A lot of departments use a Siamese on the large steamer suction to get more water to the pump.
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    I think it would be some type of Wye, actually. I think a water thief has to have a valve on it. But, I am not sure.

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    lets call it a "dubelyew"

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    Quote Originally Posted by smmcbride2773 View Post
    lets call it a "dubelyew"
    A what?

    As COT said it is a form of a wye appliance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smmcbride2773 View Post
    lets call it a "dubelyew"
    HAHAHA nice

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    well actualy it looks like 2-1 1/2 inch and one 2 1/2 inch connections

    or am i seeing things???????????

    maybe a versital wye???

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    Quote Originally Posted by fire49 View Post
    well actualy it looks like 2-1 1/2 inch and one 2 1/2 inch connections

    or am i seeing things???????????

    maybe a versital wye???


    Exactly what you see is what it is. aka WYE.

    It has one 2-1/2 female inlet and two or more male outlets, be it 1 2-1/2 and 2 1/1/2 or any other configuration, it is still considered a WYE.


    A Three Way Wye to be more précised.
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