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Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By Mr_David
Older homes often have only a 1-1/2" drain and...

Older homes often have only a 1-1/2" drain and stand pipe. New washers have higher pump outputs and some of those old drains just can't take the higher output. 2" is the current required drain size.
Forum: Showers and Tubs Yesterday, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By Mr_David
If its on a slab it can be hard to do but...

If its on a slab it can be hard to do but sometimes you can open the wall and change the waste and overflow assembly. If you have access below it's a little easier. Depends on the plumber and the...
Forum: Showers and Tubs Yesterday, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 67
Posted By Mr_David
PB Blaster will stink up the place but it works...

PB Blaster will stink up the place but it works really good.

Drill out.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-22-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By Mr_David
bend the end of your cable. Hold it so you know...

bend the end of your cable. Hold it so you know which way the bend is. stick it in the closet bend with curve up .Then rotate it so curve is down as you push it in a little more until it stops . Fell...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-22-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By Mr_David
Stuff happens. We all have our Oops!! stories. ...

Stuff happens. We all have our Oops!! stories.
If your proud of how you fixed it let us know.
If it's a whacked hack job, best keep it to yourself.
Come on back and share your pain and relief.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-22-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Mr_David
This I believe answers your question.

This I believe answers your question.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-22-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By Mr_David
Bust out the concrete saw and jackhammer OR

Bust out the concrete saw and jackhammer OR
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-22-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Mr_David
I'm back This link for a manual looks like your...

I'm back
This link for a manual looks like your Gas fired boiler. I was looking at an oil fired boiler but the connections looked wrong.

ultraboilermanual.pdf...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-22-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Mr_David
1st thing I did was try to grab and drag your...

1st thing I did was try to grab and drag your picture to look at what's next the heater. I see a T&P to the left, so is there a hot water storage tank next to the heater? I see a grundfros recirc...
Forum: Project Display 10-21-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 58
Posted By Mr_David
You can start here. BE CAREFUL...

You can start here.

BE CAREFUL...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-21-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Mr_David
If that is a DWV copper drain line and coming...

If that is a DWV copper drain line and coming from the kitchen, that was last weeks dinner.




The copper pipe is leaking organic goo.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 10-21-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By Mr_David
It's chrome but this one only took me a few...

It's chrome but this one only took me a few minutes to find. Check the tube size. it might work

http://usa grand-diverter-kit (http://usa.hudsonreed.com/a3602-grand-diverter-kit.html)
Forum: Showers and Tubs 10-21-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By Mr_David
Tube size is funny. If it's close to 1" dia O.D....

Tube size is funny. If it's close to 1" dia O.D. it is probably 3/4" nominal pipe size.

Tube and Pipe Size Overview...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-21-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By Mr_David
If its a straight shot you can try using an...

If its a straight shot you can try using an electrical fish tape. You can get them for maybe $15 and up for a 1/4" x 50ft. then you will only have to dig it up in a few places.

Take the faucet off...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-21-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Mr_David
Price Pfister escutcheons might fit that. The...

Price Pfister escutcheons might fit that. The handle ?? look like after market fit all handles. If the stem looks just like the one I posted then it probably is a Price Pfister.
If you forced the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-20-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By Mr_David
contact he Manufacturer and ask them

contact he Manufacturer and ask them
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-20-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Mr_David
don't force it. the chrome cover should screw...

don't force it. the chrome cover should screw freely on the white plastic nipple. that nipple screws into a packing nut. if the chrome is to tight on the nipple it may have excessively tightened the...
Forum: Plumbing Tools and Equipment 10-20-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By Mr_David
I don't use soft jaw tools but I do have a flat...

I don't use soft jaw tools but I do have a flat jaw stillson wrench I use for chrome finished things like Sloan flush valves and wall mount kitchen faucets.

or strap wrench. Rigid with web belt...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,792
Views: 35,106
Posted By Mr_David
Haven't done it yet but my wife is dragging me...

Haven't done it yet but my wife is dragging me off to got save some Tat-Tats.
Gonna go walk NOT run a few miles for the Cure.
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,792
Views: 35,106
Posted By Mr_David
I guess that's living up to your User Name, Sort...

I guess that's living up to your User Name, Sort of
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 10-19-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Mr_David
The Primary on your upper AC unit maybe going to...

The Primary on your upper AC unit maybe going to another location. I use compressed air to clear AC lines but that usually requires cutting the line.
I sometimes reconnect them with a short pc of...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-19-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By Mr_David
Made some notes on your picture

Made some notes on your picture
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-19-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By Mr_David
you only need 2" vent for each toilet. Roll the...

you only need 2" vent for each toilet. Roll the branch of the wye up a min of 45 dg from horizontal. And someone correct me if I'm wrong, been awhile since I roughed in vent like this, but does the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-18-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Mr_David
You're Welcome

You're Welcome
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By Mr_David
Been there as well. This one I manage to snap a...

Been there as well. This one I manage to snap a picture of a few yrs back.
Fixed some of it but the customer thought I was to expensive.

and a link to more of the same job.Rotten cast iron...
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