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Forum: General Discussion Today, 02:04 AM
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Posted By phishfood
Hey, what happened to Plumbing Admin guy? Who...

Hey, what happened to Plumbing Admin guy? Who demoted him back to boring old Austin?
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 101
Posted By phishfood
If there is not a vented trap with an air gap...

If there is not a vented trap with an air gap between the discharge and the trap, then it is an illegal connection, and for good reason.

None of us professionals are going to help someone do...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,663
Views: 30,899
Posted By phishfood
TMI, Chris, TMI.

TMI, Chris, TMI.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 07-28-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 360
Posted By phishfood
Wow! Just wow!

Wow!

Just wow!
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-26-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By phishfood
Pull the spray head out and run the faucet, see...

Pull the spray head out and run the faucet, see if it is dripping from the connection between the flexible hose and the spray head. If so, there is a little washer in there that can be replaced.
Forum: Plumbing Products 07-25-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By phishfood
It would make it easier to go after a single...

It would make it easier to go after a single company in the event of any kind of problem. Other than that, they are all supposed to be compatible as far as size. Some of the manufacturers manufacture...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 30,473
Posted By phishfood
Today was my last day at the day job. Now my day...

Today was my last day at the day job. Now my day job is with my own company.
Forum: Septic Tanks 07-20-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By phishfood
Under Florida style IPC, 3" and larger can be...

Under Florida style IPC, 3" and larger can be installed at 1/8" per foot.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-20-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By phishfood
My first thought is that it is caused by...

My first thought is that it is caused by expansion and contraction of a long run of pipe as it shrinks and expands due to the temperature change of the water in the pipe. But that shouldn't have...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,663
Views: 30,899
Posted By phishfood
Yes, it is caulking. Sonolastic NP1 is another...

Yes, it is caulking. Sonolastic NP1 is another really good caulk.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-18-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By phishfood
None of my "debonding" options cost $900, or...

None of my "debonding" options cost $900, or usually take me 1/2 an hour.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-18-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By phishfood
That is properly hacked.

That is properly hacked.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By phishfood
71 PSI is toward the high end of acceptable. Code...

71 PSI is toward the high end of acceptable. Code here requires a PRV anytime the pressure exceeds 80. You will experience faster wear on faucets, fixtures, and piping.

Me? I like a 65-70 PSI...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1,663
Views: 30,899
Posted By phishfood
If you penetrate the exterior wall of the house,...

If you penetrate the exterior wall of the house, you are going to have to be very thorough while sealing around the pipe. And you will have to keep and eye on the sealant through the years to make...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 21,766
Posted By phishfood
Duck! Run!

Duck! Run!
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-15-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By phishfood
They sell tubular S trap kits in home improvement...

They sell tubular S trap kits in home improvement stores around here, even though installing them is against code. That might be an option.

I always try to keep the wiring as out of the way as...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-13-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By phishfood
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Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By phishfood
Oxygen itself does not burn, it is not...

Oxygen itself does not burn, it is not combustible. Burning is the process of something rapidly mixing with oxygen to form new compounds.

Silly semantics aside, you have a potentially very...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,780
Posted By phishfood
I for one have noticed, and I am glad you are...

I for one have noticed, and I am glad you are back.

That was a great thread, that is a scary looking hole.
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By phishfood
The four of us managed to polish off 5 dozen...

The four of us managed to polish off 5 dozen steamed oysters, a platter of fried pickles, a batch of crab stuffed mushrooms, and a plate of wings. I also drank one or five beers. Then we went down to...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-07-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By phishfood
The closet bolts can insert into those open ended...

The closet bolts can insert into those open ended slots, that is not a problem. The flange does need to be secured to the floor. An offset flange would get you close to a 12" rough, but not all of...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 07-06-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By phishfood
If it is not in the drain body underneath the...

If it is not in the drain body underneath the sink or in the P trap, I would suspect backfall on the drain pipe that serves the sink, or some obstruction in the pipe (razor blade, construction...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 07-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By phishfood
Does the condensate drain back up at the same...

Does the condensate drain back up at the same time, or just the sink?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-05-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 205
Posted By phishfood
British pounds or US dollars? If dollars, I...

British pounds or US dollars?

If dollars, I would say that it is definitely on the low side, and would be worried what kind of work you would be getting.

If pounds, I really couldn't even...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By phishfood
No, you only need to solder a male adapter on one...

No, you only need to solder a male adapter on one end, the other end you can attach to the supply stop valve via a compression connection.
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