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Forum: Showers and Tubs 08-27-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Mr_David
Okay then. That stem will turn 360. The...

Okay then.

That stem will turn 360. The handle has stops inside that hit the raised channel on the escutcheon tube so it should only turn 180 degrees, from 3 0'clock to 9 O'clock, if you have the...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 08-25-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Mr_David
What's a type B valve ? Picture would help.

What's a type B valve ?
Picture would help.
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 32,314
Posted By Mr_David
Thanks Chris The leak was a female PVC...

Thanks Chris

The leak was a female PVC bushing with Male copper MIP. It split the pvc.

But I have repaired a lot of male pvc in Female copper fittings.
The threads of the male PVC fitting...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-24-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Mr_David
That copper clip looks like it was made to snap...

That copper clip looks like it was made to snap into place and never come out again. do you have a picture of the part it snaps into?
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 32,314
Posted By Mr_David
5675 And fixed it 5676 Then took...

5675

And fixed it

5676

Then took a few picture looking East above my house on Thursday.

5679 5680
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-24-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By Mr_David
Thought maybe it was and old style Price Pfister...

Thought maybe it was and old style Price Pfister so I looked around to see what I could find. The PP does not have the small threaded part just under the stem broach.I think this is a Newport Brass
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-24-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By Mr_David
Don't think that is a Moen. Defiantly not a...

Don't think that is a Moen. Defiantly not a Monticello.
You have another picture of the entire faucet?

That does not look to badly deteriorated. Try using a deep socket wrench and a drop or 2 of...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 08-23-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Mr_David
I have seen the mess it can make. 3 story...

I have seen the mess it can make. 3 story building. Dumbass on the 3rd floor used a shop vacuum( big heavy duty one) to blow out his clogged kitchen drain. Blew it out the vent. Wasn't a pretty...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-22-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Mr_David
Curious so I did a little hunting. Most lamp...

Curious so I did a little hunting. Most lamp sockets have a 1/8 " IP fitting to attach to a 1/8" IP lamp pipe.
The pipe fitting you are using are NPT. NPT are tapered. IP are not tapered. not sure...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-22-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Mr_David
the small fitting ( shinny one ) is threaded...

the small fitting ( shinny one ) is threaded tube that is typical in lamp construction I will presume. use a washer inside the bell reducer fitting and a nut that fits on the threaded tube under the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 32,314
Posted By Mr_David
another company started this but was kicked off...

another company started this but was kicked off after 2 days .
first picture is how I found it.
Had to pump it out and dig some more without being able to shut down the water.

dig, bail, dig,...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-22-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Mr_David
the vent can have 90's. and if you want come off...

the vent can have 90's. and if you want come off the top of the santee inside, 90 out the wall, then 90 up. The vent is for gas release and air induction when water draining out. 90's make it a bit...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-22-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 213
Posted By Mr_David
Don't Forget to take your toothbrush with you....

Don't Forget to take your toothbrush with you. :eek:
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-22-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Mr_David
after you glue it on rotate the flange so the red...

after you glue it on rotate the flange so the red circles I added are where the bolts will go. the screw the flange to the floor with Brass wood screws.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-22-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Mr_David
the pipe looks like it may have been damaged....

the pipe looks like it may have been damaged. Flanges are made to either glue onto the outside of the pipe or inside a fitting. Sometimes you can glue a 3" hub (designed to glue on to a 3" pipe)...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-09-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Mr_David
The proposed set up looks good. The offset under...

The proposed set up looks good. The offset under the window, just replace the 2 - 90's with 2- 45'. or just lower the 90 under the widow just a tad to give that horizontal section fall toward the...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 08-09-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Mr_David
Salt. that's a new one. Water seeks it's...

Salt. that's a new one.
Water seeks it's lowest lever. If the washer drain is the lowest drain in the house, could be a main line stoppage Hand snake has it's limitations. You're gonna need a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,035
Posted By Mr_David
Be There .......

Be There .......
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-12-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
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: 239
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: 217
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: 22
Views: 784
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: 13
Views: 1,519
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: 3,027
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: 213
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...
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