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Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-12-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Mr_David
Amazing what one can find on google images

Amazing what one can find on google images
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-12-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Mr_David
Replace the laundry santee with a 2" wye or...

Replace the laundry santee with a 2" wye or Inverted wye. Then stack a 2" x 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" santee for sink above the run of the wye. Bring both vents together above the flood rim of the sink. . Now...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 07-12-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Mr_David
That looks like a Mixet Valve. Google images....

That looks like a Mixet Valve. Google images. Lots of pictures to compare.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 07-12-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By Mr_David
I had a zip-it for about 3 months in my service...

I had a zip-it for about 3 months in my service truck. Never used it.
Guy walked up asking about how to clean a tub drain. Sold it to him for $5 cash money.
Forum: Project Display 07-12-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By Mr_David
adding a few pictures. when I arrived this is...

adding a few pictures.
when I arrived this is all the shoring that was in place. I made them dig it out wider and shore it up better. The ground is all sand . It did cave in on my legs when we...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,725
Posted By Mr_David
Well Guys I have just read this entire thread. ...

Well Guys I have just read this entire thread.
Very interesting and Nice work AlefromItaly.
You may have noticed ( or NOT ), but I've been slipping back in this forum here and there.

Someone...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Mr_David
I agree with SHR. The fine threads on the faucet...

I agree with SHR. The fine threads on the faucet are from removing a factory installed Vacuum breaker. That type hose bib is generally call a SILL COCK (Google images). Some have an integrated...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 07-09-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Mr_David
That stem will turn 360 degrees. The stop is...

That stem will turn 360 degrees. The stop is built into the inside handle. 1 at 3 o'clock and the other at 9 o'clock. Those stops hit the raised portion of the of the chrome tube. That is a plastic...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-07-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Mr_David
Good Call Phish. When I install a plastic flange...

Good Call Phish. When I install a plastic flange ( normally ABS not PVC )
with the slots like those I prefer the slots as they are now.
Also if the pipe and flange can flex in the space around...
Forum: Plumbing Products 07-06-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Mr_David
The 1st pic is a RENU seat for an American...

The 1st pic is a RENU seat for an American Standard faucet.
They are threaded inside the barrel for a left or right hand turn.
Unlike most stems that have the threads for the stem in the bonnet...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-06-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By Mr_David
Interesting topic. I Googled Cellular PVC...

Interesting topic.
I Googled Cellular PVC cement.
Got this.

http://www.bondfill.com/cellular-pvc-cement/
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Mr_David
Not based on fact and engineered calculation but...

Not based on fact and engineered calculation but 1 or 2 repairs like that would NOT seriously imped the water flow.
This is how we repair pressurized water lines.
When possible I lay the repair...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-24-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By Mr_David
Not familiar with the use of elevated water tanks...

Not familiar with the use of elevated water tanks to improve water pressure.
I think That is more commonly used in GB. Booster pump systems are a another option but can be expensive. I would check...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 05-24-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Mr_David
Make sure you mark the distance/length of cable...

Make sure you mark the distance/length of cable use to clear the line. That will tell you if it's at the same location as the gasket. I personally have never seen a gasket like that just pop out of...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-24-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Mr_David
My Partsmaster catalog ( 1999) has 2 stems under...

My Partsmaster catalog ( 1999) has 2 stems under Streamway that look like that.

2568
R1716-L

and

R1717 (Looks more like this one)

Plumbmaster catalog
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-17-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By Mr_David
70 and 600 series are Wilkens , Not Watts

70 and 600 series are Wilkens , Not Watts
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-14-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By Mr_David
Fixed the photo. I suggest removing the...

Fixed the photo.
I suggest removing the handle, and cover plate from the valve in the picture. Post another photo. This will help Identify the make.
Some times you have to pull the cartridge...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-14-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By Mr_David
Is it a double union Regulator make sure the flow...

Is it a double union Regulator make sure the flow is in the right direction.
It's easy to put one in backwards. But you'll only do it once ; ).
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-03-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Mr_David
Going to presume you have a 2 handle shower...

Going to presume you have a 2 handle shower fixture and not a single handle unit.
Try shutting cold water supply to the Water heater. then turn on the hot shower valve and see if any water comes...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-11-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Mr_David
It is a tempering valve. mixes cold to hot water...

It is a tempering valve. mixes cold to hot water when the hot water system is to hot to safely use for showers. middle line mixed going to shower. If your water temp is not to hot 125F or and you...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-11-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Mr_David
That is not a 3" pipe , but only a 2" you are...

That is not a 3" pipe , but only a 2" you are looking at the hub of a lead joint fitting. Also not a clean out for the main line , to small. Probably just a lateral 2" line for a sink or laundry drain
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 12-11-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mr_David
No! putty and silicon will not seal that leak....

No! putty and silicon will not seal that leak. You are correct it will just worm it's way around. Time for a new disposal.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-04-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Mr_David
Is this the tub spout? Got the number off the box...

Is this the tub spout? Got the number off the box in your picture. I don't see that part in the spec sheet. Do you have any more pictures of the spout, specifically the inlet end that goes against...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-08-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Mr_David
could be the water level stopped rising because...

could be the water level stopped rising because that was the level of the ground water.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-08-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By Mr_David
usually that type of back up may have occurred...

usually that type of back up may have occurred while someone was cleaning a drain. Possibly a neighbor, that is if you have common drains with another unit.Cabling a drain stirs up the sludge and...
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