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Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-20-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 122
Posted By Mr_David
Like a drain the vent should be able to drain...

Like a drain the vent should be able to drain down into the sewer.
So the question is where does the where does the other end go? does it tie into another drain stack which will allows both ends to...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-17-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By Mr_David
Those hoses are pretty common and generally used...

Those hoses are pretty common and generally used because the cost of quality copper tubing.
BUT they can rupture and really cause a mess and sometimes they are not long enough.
The copper tubing...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 11-16-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By Mr_David
Probably right Phish. Pull the handles and remove...

Probably right Phish. Pull the handles and remove the escutcheon or nut under the handles and the spout from the top. then the valve should just drop out of the holes in 1 piece.
Forum: Project Display 11-15-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 24,920
Posted By Mr_David
That's another thing. PVC not used for drains...

That's another thing. PVC not used for drains except outside in ground area drainage. sometimes when an out of state contractor comes into build they bring with them PVC. But it's all ABS or No Hub...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By Mr_David
I misread the original post. You can...

I misread the original post.

You can probably find a threaded cone washer at you hardware store or one of the big box stores. do an image search. plenty to choose from. you want one that is...
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 11-15-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 181
Posted By Mr_David
Now that is something we don't use here. ...

Now that is something we don't use here.

http://media.wattswater.com/es-n36.pdf

http://publicecodes.cyberregs.com/icod/ipc/2009/icod_ipc_2009_5_sec004.htm

so I looked it up. That could come...
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 11-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 181
Posted By Mr_David
Is it actually fed from the bottom or from the...

Is it actually fed from the bottom or from the front or back of heater near the bottom?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-15-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By Mr_David
If you're handy should be an easy fix. Just...

If you're handy should be an easy fix.
Just replace the cartridge. The moving parts in it are not really serviceable.

http://Kohler part # GP77548...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-15-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By Mr_David
I hate that. I had a response all typed up and...

I hate that. I had a response all typed up and Internet Explorer stopped working just as I was going to post. :mad:

I don't see any reason why you can't

If the Main Valve can be used for a Tub...
Forum: Project Display 11-15-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 24,920
Posted By Mr_David
Don't see much Tyler pipe here. replaced/repaired...

Don't see much Tyler pipe here. replaced/repaired some with No Hub. All Cast iron work here now is usually No Hub.
This is laid back Southern Calif.
We Don't work That hard. ;)
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 11-15-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 181
Posted By Mr_David
Why do you need a vacuum relief valve for a water...

Why do you need a vacuum relief valve for a water heater?
Or are you asking about a Temperature and pressure relief valve?

If so it is rated by the BTU output of the heater and the outlet hole...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 11-15-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By Mr_David
Seriously?? You're asking a question on an...

Seriously?? You're asking a question on an internet forum if we think your water is safe to drink. Call the guy who fixed it and ask him.
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 36,441
Posted By Mr_David
Can I bring my Jeep up there and adjust the rock...

Can I bring my Jeep up there and adjust the rock placements a little?:D

Lookin good
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-15-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By Mr_David
you can replace the entire length of hose with...

you can replace the entire length of hose with 5/8 neoprene hose. or slip into the end of existing hose a short pc of 1/2"copper (5/8' O.D.) an a couple hose clamps. 5/8 radiator hose at your local...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-15-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By Mr_David
Like Phish said.

Like Phish said.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-15-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By Mr_David
Can you take a picture of it?

Can you take a picture of it?
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 36,441
Posted By Mr_David
Now just in case I don't get back to say what I...

Now just in case I don't get back to say what I did on Sunday I'm going to pre-post. :cool:
Forum: Plumbing Products 11-15-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By Mr_David
Try this.... and it is MOEN New code...

Try this.... and it is MOEN

New code requires a pressure or temp balance valve for showers.

The old style original Moen valves are neither. uses the 1225B core.

You can still get this valve...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 36,441
Posted By Mr_David
Actually this is Chris's bathroom. I snuck in...

Actually this is Chris's bathroom.
I snuck in while he was playing on his tractor.;)
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 36,441
Posted By Mr_David
Okay . . . . . . . . HERE IT COMES . . . ...

Okay . . . . . . . . HERE IT COMES
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THIS IS BAD!
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 36,441
Posted By Mr_David
Did not realize what the tiny spots in the web...

Did not realize what the tiny spots in the web were until I uploaded my pictures
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 36,441
Posted By Mr_David
These where in the bathroom ceiling of unit I was...

These where in the bathroom ceiling of unit I was in today.

There's about 10 or more just up in this corner.

A very nice old lady lives here :eek:

This is just the tip of the sad and...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-15-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By Mr_David
The tubular Brass p-traps I use come both ways. ...

The tubular Brass p-traps I use come both ways.
Some with the rounded bullnose for a metal to metal seal and the ones like Bamboojungle showed.

I like the ones that use a cut washer ( they are...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 11-14-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By Mr_David
Yes. They can easily snag and cause a stoppage....

Yes. They can easily snag and cause a stoppage. They do not fall apart like tissue paper does. Even worse than wipes are strands of dental floss.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Mr_David
Is that a rubber neoprene/rubber santee you have...

Is that a rubber neoprene/rubber santee you have there connecting the trap arm to the exiting vent. :eek:

Good luck with that.
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