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Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-03-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
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: 207
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: 380
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: 809
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: 274
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: 241
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: 396
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...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-08-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Mr_David
I agree with john The flood safety supply is...

I agree with john The flood safety supply is probably causing the thunk you hear as it closes off the supply.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-04-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Mr_David
PS I'm back ,,,, I'll try to stop in more often....

PS I'm back ,,,, I'll try to stop in more often. :)
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-04-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Mr_David
Best to take it apart , clean it and solder it...

Best to take it apart , clean it and solder it again

Solder joint leaks are often caused by burning the flux, to much heat on one side while soldering. If the flux is burned it won't take the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,826
Posted By Mr_David
Hey guys,stopped in to say Hi. Tranny in my...

Hey guys,stopped in to say Hi.

Tranny in my service van took a dump so I'm not working.

I have a few guns. Mostly handed down to me from My Dad and His Dad.

Remington 03A3 30-06 My Dad...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-21-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,267
Posted By Mr_David
That's a pretty standard type flush valve. I...

That's a pretty standard type flush valve. I would just try another flapper.
I did a google search for coast flapper.
The first link is one that I use(Blue with float)....
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-21-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,471
Posted By Mr_David
That's a nice trick putting a flat piece of glass...

That's a nice trick putting a flat piece of glass on the flush valve opening.
I might have to try that someday. This reminds me, though a plumber hates to work on his one stuff, I have a toilet...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-02-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,259
Posted By Mr_David
If it has a set screw then it is most likely just...

If it has a set screw then it is most likely just bonded to the broach on the end of the stem. Those can be hard to remove sometimes . Can't really spray any type of liquid wrench on it, it may...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-02-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,701
Posted By Mr_David
Ain't Half bad. They are 99% bad. ;)

Ain't Half bad. They are 99% bad. ;)
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-02-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,701
Posted By Mr_David
pl400 I need to get some of that!1 . . . ...

pl400 I need to get some of that!1
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Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-02-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Mr_David
Took me a few minutes to find but here is a link...

Took me a few minutes to find but here is a link to an old thread where we helped walk another through a bathroom remodel.
You may find a lot of useful information in this thread about what not to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 820
Posted By Mr_David
Been awhile scince I used a stamp. I suppose your...

Been awhile scince I used a stamp. I suppose your right about that.:)
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-28-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By Mr_David
Gate valve stems commonly break and replacing...

Gate valve stems commonly break and replacing thjust the stem is not very likely. I have seen Price Pfister single control valves installed in a wall just below hose bibs for just the hose bib but...
Forum: Plumbing Tools and Equipment 06-28-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Mr_David
Looks like wheel lug lock to me. Maybe alittle...

Looks like wheel lug lock to me. Maybe alittle more information and a better picture would help
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 820
Posted By Mr_David
Did you lick the stamp? DNA. Okay , You No licky...

Did you lick the stamp? DNA. Okay , You No licky stamp. They will link it back to you with forensic evidence of the local fly turd on the inside of the envelope.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-22-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Mr_David
Just cut it off and rework it with Plastic ABS or...

Just cut it off and rework it with Plastic ABS or PVC.
Use a mission coupling or similaiar.
they make one to fit DWV copper pipe X ABS/cast Iron/Stl pipe
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 06-22-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Mr_David
Yeah That will work. here is a image I found of a...

Yeah That will work. here is a image I found of a 2way clean out
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-22-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Mr_David
Lots of do-it -yourselfers will just cut it off ...

Lots of do-it -yourselfers will just cut it off and use a neoprene coupling with a metal band ( mission coupling ) and just replace it with plastic. Google images of kitchen drains . Not all the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-31-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,306
Posted By Mr_David
I have a thread with picture some where floating...

I have a thread with picture some where floating around on this forum. I'll go find it.

Found it. Wasn't one I started so it was a little harder to find.
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