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Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-22-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By jdc
Would a 3/4"X1/4" bushing work or is the thread...

Would a 3/4"X1/4" bushing work or is the thread pattern on the 1/4" wrong?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-05-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By jdc
The way Ive piped them is to put a ball valve on...

The way Ive piped them is to put a ball valve on the outlet piping from the BFP, then a boiler drain. In the late fall, I can remove the BFP, shut off the ball valve, hook the compressor up to the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By jdc
you're not going to gravity drain an irrigation...

you're not going to gravity drain an irrigation system and get all the water out. Also, I wouldnt be comfortable just opening up the checks on my backflow preventer and assuming Ive eliminated the...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 03-11-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By jdc
I agree with phish. Doesnt seem to be much there....

I agree with phish. Doesnt seem to be much there. In addition, looks low to my eye.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-26-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By jdc
I had this problem with a UK tub and shower...

I had this problem with a UK tub and shower faucet that a friend had purchased on ebay. The only thing I could do was to solder the connections. Luckily, the threads were brass and the adapters were...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-10-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By jdc
That appears to be a Blazemaster CPVC sprinkler...

That appears to be a Blazemaster CPVC sprinkler head adapter.

Looks to me like you're going to need to cut out the tee in order to replace the adapter. They do make a sprinkler head tee with...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-05-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By jdc
I found quite a few online. Google "adjustable...

I found quite a few online. Google "adjustable shower arm"
Forum: Plumbing Products 01-19-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By jdc
If you're still looking, I'd give these guys a...

If you're still looking, I'd give these guys a call. They can usually identify and find hard to find parts off of a picture. Ask for Eric or Aaron.

http://www.noelsplumbingsupply.com/
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-14-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By jdc
The fact that you were getting alot of air and...

The fact that you were getting alot of air and the wet area near the meter makes me think that you have a broken line. I know you said the wet area was before the meter, but that doesnt mean that the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-27-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By jdc
Agreed. That looks like cast iron and not a minor...

Agreed. That looks like cast iron and not a minor crack. Either way, the only proper fix is to cut it out and replace it.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-27-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By jdc
try turning it just a 1/4 turn (90 degrees) and...

try turning it just a 1/4 turn (90 degrees) and see if that doesnt shut it off. Sounds like you have a stop broken. It still should shut off. It just wont stop at full open or full closed. Thats my...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-24-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By jdc
you'll only need a cold supply going to the water...

you'll only need a cold supply going to the water heater. Some of the Eemax heaters (the brand I am most familiar with) have an adjustable thermostat while others dont. It all depends on the model....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-23-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By jdc
Yes, you will need a thermostatic mixing valve...

Yes, you will need a thermostatic mixing valve for a sensor faucet. However, unless you have a circulating pump or a point of use water heater, it is going to take a bit for the water to get warm....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-19-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By jdc
The first thing you're going to have to do is...

The first thing you're going to have to do is determine exactly where the leak originates. This is going to require you to remove more drywall. I'd do it from the laundry room side of the wall. You...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-15-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By jdc
I see the water droplet on the threaded...

I see the water droplet on the threaded tailpiece. Did you apply thread sealant on the male threads? Could be that too.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-06-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,932
Posted By jdc
Wow...didnt realize I'd get "corrected" for...

Wow...didnt realize I'd get "corrected" for pointing out the obvious; that this guy's aquaintance had no idea what he was talking about. I thought I was rather polite, but I suppose I could have...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-06-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,932
Posted By jdc
Whoever told you that has no knowledge of...

Whoever told you that has no knowledge of plumbing. All fixtures are trapped. Either there is an integrated trap built into the fixture (water closet, urinal, etc) or a trap is installed when the...
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