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Forum: General Plumbing Help Today, 05:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 129
Posted By Mr_David
That bagger 5 disposal is okay. Same thing I use....

That bagger 5 disposal is okay. Same thing I use. they make better ones with stainless steel grind chambers. The badger 5 is just steel and rot out leaving bigger gaps for larger chunks of food to...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Today, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By Mr_David
Soooooo many different styles of trim used on a...

Soooooo many different styles of trim used on a single manufactures faucet, hard to tell by the trim. take off the handle escutcheon . Maybe , Just maybe might tell you with out having to pull the...
Forum: Showers and Tubs Today, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 43
Posted By Mr_David
quick search got this . Was a little different...

quick search got this . Was a little different from the ones I repaired

rebuild a Kohler Niedecken video (http://youtu.be/QNgFp9i2_v4)
Forum: Showers and Tubs Today, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 43
Posted By Mr_David
That is and OLD mixing valve. been awhile since I...

That is and OLD mixing valve. been awhile since I have worked on or repaired on of those. I don't think there is anything balanced about those valves. Just an old school mixer. The ones I recall...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Today, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By Mr_David
is that a Moen Positemp valve? If so look for UP...

is that a Moen Positemp valve? If so look for UP cast on the top and the cartridge should have an H/C on top as well. you may have it upside down.

If not a Moen, what is it? if it is a Positemp...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By Mr_David
Are you sure the vent connects to the main stack...

Are you sure the vent connects to the main stack over here and not go up to the roof? the horizontal vent should not be connected to the waste line from the 2nd floor bathroom unless that bath room...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By Mr_David
or like this. If the existing vent was install...

or like this.
If the existing vent was install correctly it slopes toward the kitchen, Not the main stack.
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By Mr_David
Click free

Click free
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 161
Posted By Mr_David
Nice soldering. You should be fine with...

Nice soldering.

You should be fine with wrapping the copper fitting on the nipple.

You don't have to crank them down super tight.
I agree with Cad, Teflon tape with a little paste for...
Forum: Showers and Tubs Yesterday, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By Mr_David
"square tapered stem end I'm guessing Chicago...

"square tapered stem end I'm guessing Chicago faucet " only because the stem looks squared and tapered. Do a image search and you will see what I mean. But can't really see it in that photo. unscrew...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 01-28-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By Mr_David
Take the handles off. What do the stems look...

Take the handles off. What do the stems look like?
You will probably never find that trim, But I think that might be Price Pfister.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-28-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By Mr_David
I think he is referring to a combo or wye on it's...

I think he is referring to a combo or wye on it's back and the back leg is the inlet end of the run.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-28-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By Mr_David
If you want to do a custom tiled floor instead of...

If you want to do a custom tiled floor instead of a pre-manufactured pan you can put the drain anywhere you want.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-28-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Mr_David
I just did one this morning. Pulled a brass 1200....

I just did one this morning. Pulled a brass 1200. Installed a 1225. water sprayed out from around stem o-ring when I pulled to open valve. Tried a 2nd 1225. same thing. Had to use a 1200. the top...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 01-28-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By Mr_David
probably grab the corroded nut and unscrew it...

probably grab the corroded nut and unscrew it counterclock wise. had to tell with that photo,

square tapered stem end I'm guessing Chicago faucet
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-28-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 161
Posted By Mr_David
you can use di-electric unions or use a copper...

you can use di-electric unions or use a copper wtr htr flexs supply union screws onto nipples and sweat the other end to pipe.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-28-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By Mr_David
you will have to put a new trap and riser in the...

you will have to put a new trap and riser in the correct position for the new pan. you will probably have to remove the old pan first, Then determine where the exiting drain is running. You may have...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-27-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By Mr_David
He said you have a leak. How does he know if he...

He said you have a leak. How does he know if he doesn't even now where. Sounds fishy to me.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-27-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By Mr_David
Hmmm, Colder weather = water colder. Colder water...

Hmmm, Colder weather = water colder. Colder water mixing with hot water. Need more hot water to account for colder water maybe?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-26-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By Mr_David
Frodo quoted here

Frodo quoted here
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-25-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By Mr_David
Is this kind of what you are describing? Wet...

Is this kind of what you are describing?

Wet vent from lav can't run horizontal. Just run the trap arm over to the vent above the water closet. then the vertical drop to the low heel outlet tee on...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-25-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By Mr_David
is this what you are referring to? you can use a...

is this what you are referring to? you can use a santee here
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 01-25-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By Mr_David
I just toss a bunch of talcum powder on it to...

I just toss a bunch of talcum powder on it to find the wet spot.

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Just kidding. :D
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-25-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By Mr_David
same here. Not familiar with the ball type. ...

same here. Not familiar with the ball type.

But this is my observation. the ball seat appears to seal on the inside of the threaded fitting. The tighter you make it the more it would seam to...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-25-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Mr_David
was the original core a Brass core 1200 or the...

was the original core a Brass core 1200 or the same as the plastic 1225 core.

I ran into this only once in a tub/shwr valve. There was a defective casting in the valve. The 1200 worked okay...
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