Replacing Flow Sensor Union (slip side only)

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Can a standard union be used to replace just the slip side?
Nope. You will have ti buy it from Neptune. I baught in the past. They ship rather quickly. But the fact it's not standard is a pain I got couple to have spare back then. They were not that expansive.
 

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Can a standard union be used to replace just the slip side?

You absolutely do not have to rebuy a union from Neptune. For the FS100, the best way is to use a 1" cepex ball valve flange - BRS sells them for less than $5. That is what I do and they fit perfectly. Neptune sells the entire replacement union for $10, so you do 'get more' for your $$. I have also replaced the slip side flange a few times with locally sourced (and much less expensive) unions; but most don't fit (or require some sanding down), so taking the collar with you is a good idea.
 
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You absolutely do not have to rebuy a union from Neptune. For the FS100, the best way is to use a 1" cepex ball valve flange - BRS sells them for less than $5. That is what I do and they fit perfectly. Neptune sells the entire replacement union for $10, so you do 'get more' for your $$. I have also replaced the slip side flange a few times with locally sourced (and much less expensive) unions; but most don't fit (or require some sanding down), so taking the collar with you is a good idea.
Can you send a link to this flange on BRS? I'm having problems finding it on their website. Thanks,
 
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Can you send a link to this flange on BRS? I'm having problems finding it on their website. Thanks,

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Yes, link is correct. Just keep in mind I've used these for the 1" flow sensors only. Larger ones might work for the 2" sensors but I've not tried myself.
 

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