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Forum: Septic Tanks 01-12-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,810
Posted By bradthebard
You would have to pump a huge amount of salt into...

You would have to pump a huge amount of salt into that field to do any real damage. I doubt your water softener is putting enough through to do any real damage.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 01-08-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,058
Posted By bradthebard
:D So, you paint behind the tank before you put...

:D So, you paint behind the tank before you put it back?

I just tore out the toilet in my cabin and had the same thing going on. I had a cool plastered finish on the wall and there was a nice...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-08-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,101
Posted By bradthebard
Sounds like the p trap is leaking down or...

Sounds like the p trap is leaking down or evaporating off. If the level is low enough a strong wind could push stank through by raising the air pressure in the vent. Next time you smell it, run...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By bradthebard
If you buy a new one you will be buying from an...

If you buy a new one you will be buying from an aftermarket outfitter. They purchase a chassis and cab or a bare bones van and outfit it according to their build spec. I know there is a place in...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 01-07-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,058
Posted By bradthebard
Plus, if you use a really high quality caulk,...

Plus, if you use a really high quality caulk, when you go to take the toilet up ecause you are, say, remodeling or something, it will be so stuck that in tryng to break it loose you might just break...
Forum: Plumbing Products 01-07-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,263
Posted By bradthebard
I will second the stay away from cheap theme...

I will second the stay away from cheap theme here. Keep in mind that the working parts are hidden from view so you won't know it's broke until it get's expensive!
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,774
Posted By bradthebard
They are low output models but the articulation...

They are low output models but the articulation and traction is unbelievable!
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,774
Posted By bradthebard
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Forum: Project Display 01-06-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,065
Posted By bradthebard
PEX manifold system

In the process of finishing up replumbing an old house with pex.

Here is the central manifold

http://i682.photobucket.com/albums/vv189/bardlishthemag/100_0735.jpg
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Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,539
Posted By bradthebard
some kinda strange echo in here.:D

some kinda strange echo in here.:D
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 24,023
Posted By bradthebard
10 degrees 8" of snow on the way tonight

10 degrees

8" of snow on the way tonight
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,539
Posted By bradthebard
Radar? 'Cause still uses smoke signals and...

Radar? 'Cause still uses smoke signals and animal migration patterns to track people.
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,539
Posted By bradthebard
Isn't Jeep just a Hummer trim package?:confused:

Isn't Jeep just a Hummer trim package?:confused:
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,539
Posted By bradthebard
Sounds kinda flaky to me. I thought only chicks...

Sounds kinda flaky to me. I thought only chicks drove cars like that.
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,539
Posted By bradthebard
Just for that, he's gonna take the tennis ball...

Just for that, he's gonna take the tennis ball off the end of his cane before he hits you with it.:D
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,539
Posted By bradthebard
What is this JeepForum that you speak of:confused:

What is this JeepForum that you speak of:confused:
Forum: Showers and Tubs 01-05-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By bradthebard
Check to make sure the drain is opening all the...

Check to make sure the drain is opening all the way. Mine was doing that recently and it was the little chain that operates the drain plug deal inside the pipe. If it is a standard shower/tub,...
Forum: Septic Tanks 01-05-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,395
Posted By bradthebard
Typical American household uses anywhere from 300...

Typical American household uses anywhere from 300 to 500 gallons per person per day. That is an average and may be a little skewed with residential irrigation in some areas, but none the less, we...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 01-05-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By bradthebard
Last well I had dug we ran it for something like...

Last well I had dug we ran it for something like ten hours after shocking it with chlorine. It was a 750' well, so it needed a bit more time but I would say 20 minutes probably wasn't enough. On...
Forum: Septic Tanks 01-05-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,395
Posted By bradthebard
A properly functioning septic tank doesn't need...

A properly functioning septic tank doesn't need enzymes. There are a few good practices that will give you a long life. First, don't use a garbage disposal. Food scraps should be composted or...
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