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Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-20-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 373
Posted By frodo
are you using a 1 1/2 trap on a 1 1/4 chrome...

are you using a 1 1/2 trap on a 1 1/4 chrome drain?
they make a 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 reducing washer,
and, your trap arm is about an 1'' to short, your trap is not plumb/level under the pipe
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-26-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By frodo
this is leaking at the adapter to nipple...

this is leaking at the adapter to nipple connection
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Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-26-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By frodo
if you have seen in the code where it says ok on...

if you have seen in the code where it says ok on electric but not on gas
please share that with me, i have looked and looked for that loop hole
it escapes me.
It is common sense, I agree with you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By frodo
you can also use a hand saw or a sawzall or...

you can also use a hand saw or a sawzall

or an abrasive wheel on a chop saw
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-25-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By frodo
and 18'' away from that heater

and 18'' away from that heater
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-25-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By frodo
take the valve stem with you to a plumbing supply...

take the valve stem with you to a plumbing supply house
NOT a hardware store
do not enter the door that says showroom, but enter the door that says counter sales
you should encounter a couple of...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-24-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By frodo
check the insulation for wetness, if wet, ...

check the insulation for wetness, if wet, follow the wetness up to the nipples at the top
see if they are leaking
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-24-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By frodo
if it drains when you manually open the AAV, then...

if it drains when you manually open the AAV, then it is the AAV
if you already replaced the AAV and it wont drain but will when you open the AAv manually
the aav you bought is no good
go get...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-24-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By frodo
that's cool, I just pointed out what i saw,

that's cool, I just pointed out what i saw,
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-24-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By frodo
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Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-24-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By frodo
sounds like you have a leak in your tank, the...

sounds like you have a leak in your tank, the water is dripping on the burner
2005? 12 years old?
bite the bullet and replace it for a more efficient unit
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-24-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By frodo
mechanical arrestors, it does not matter,

mechanical arrestors, it does not matter,
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-24-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By frodo
Series installation uses heaters that are not...

Series installation uses heaters that are not identical in both BTU input and storage capacity. An example might be when an expansion or addition is made in an application that will require...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-24-2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By frodo
it is because of a leak. those water heaters...

it is because of a leak.

those water heaters are not hooked up correctly

water travels path of least resistance, all piping must be the same so that the water will enter the tanks at the same...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-22-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By frodo
put a clean out with plug on that pipe 15626

put a clean out with plug on that pipe

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Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-21-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By frodo
you need a copper cutter, cut the copper and...

you need a copper cutter, cut the copper and install a
1/2'' compression x 3/8'' compression chrome angle stop valve
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-21-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By frodo
first. what is the drain pipe measurement from...

first. what is the drain pipe measurement from floor to center of pipe?
typical free standing utility sink, drain needs to be 9 or 10'' floor to center
a sink in a cabinet, is 17'' **unless it...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-21-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By frodo
looks like a trap primer, it is designed to leak...

looks like a trap primer, it is designed to leak
it keeps water in your p trap, p traps that are not often used , the water evaporates and the sewer gas stinks up the house
a trap primer prevents...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-21-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By frodo
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Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-21-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By frodo
you will need a desanko 15618 thred it into...

you will need a desanko
15618
thred it into the tee,
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 11-21-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By frodo
if you leave the faucet open, you are providing...

if you leave the faucet open, you are providing the tank a vent
if you close the faucet, take away the vent.
the heater will be air locked, when the cap is removed, it will ''glug''
instead of...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-21-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By frodo
24'' pipe wrench, put it on the pipe then take...

24'' pipe wrench, put it on the pipe then take your foot and step on the wrench
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-21-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By frodo
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Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-21-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By frodo
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Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-19-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By frodo
the reason a pipe needs to be chamfered is so it...

the reason a pipe needs to be chamfered is so it does not push the glue out as you are inserting the pipe

the proper way to insert your pipe into the fitting is twist it in, not push it in then...
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