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Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-30-2017, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By phishfood
Mr. David, thanks for the nightmares. Doubt I...

Mr. David, thanks for the nightmares. Doubt I will get any sleep the rest of the week.
Forum: Pumps and Wells 10-30-2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By phishfood
Did you ever get it sorted out?

Did you ever get it sorted out?
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 10-26-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By phishfood
I 3rd that.

I 3rd that.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-26-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By phishfood
Depending on how hard your water is, it needs to...

Depending on how hard your water is, it needs to be descaled every so often. Flame sensors and thermistors can be cleaned. Fans need to be cleaned out.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-24-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By phishfood
Yes and yes.

Yes and yes.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-19-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By phishfood
To answer the original question. Depending...

To answer the original question.

Depending on the layout of the home, repiping can look pretty easy when someone who knows what they are doing performs the work. And then sometimes, it can be a...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-19-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By phishfood
I can't even begin to count how many houses that...

I can't even begin to count how many houses that were originally piped in copper that have had to be repiped around here.

I have repiped several houses from polybutlylene to PEX that were...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 10-17-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By phishfood
First, what kinda ammo you got? I think frodo...

First, what kinda ammo you got? I think frodo shoots 6.5 Swede. :D
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By phishfood
You just need to drive REALLY fast. No excuses.

You just need to drive REALLY fast. No excuses.
Forum: Plumbing Products 10-06-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By phishfood
The second two links show shower valves that do...

The second two links show shower valves that do not meet IPC code, as they are not pressure balanced. Not sure about the first one, didn't try to look into the specifics.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 09-18-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By phishfood
You have to make sure that the carrier is...

You have to make sure that the carrier is installed level. Had a nightmare a few years back where the carrier was about an 1/8" out of level, and the porcelain was manufactured about an 1/8" out of...
Forum: Plumbing Products 09-16-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By phishfood
For the GPM you are looking for, you will either...

For the GPM you are looking for, you will either need multiple units, or a tank/tankless combo unit.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-16-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By phishfood
I'se got mad skilzz!!

I'se got mad skilzz!!
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-14-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By phishfood
Properly installed, I have seen very, very few...

Properly installed, I have seen very, very few leaks with slip joint connections. That is what I use under sinks, and I just don't get call backs for leaks.

Now, I have seen trouble with people...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-14-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By phishfood
More wind than rain, but still, the wind was not...

More wind than rain, but still, the wind was not all THAT bad. Due to friends and family taking up bed space in the house, and having a friend and her daughter sleeping inside of my little shop, I...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 09-13-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By phishfood
I take it on a case by case basis, but to make a...

I take it on a case by case basis, but to make a blanket rule that a flange needs to be changed every time you pull a toilet, no.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-13-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By phishfood
Just got power back on an hour or so ago. ...

Just got power back on an hour or so ago.

Wouldn't you know it, it was about 10 minutes after I got the brand new 7500 watt generator wired in and running? :D

Have you heard from your Dad,...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-09-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By phishfood
If it is just that sink, and it only gurgles when...

If it is just that sink, and it only gurgles when you drain that sink, then yes, that jacked up vent is the problem, and you need to get it fixed like frodo showed with his Van Gogh.

If it...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-09-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By phishfood
Been running a bit crazy the last few days,...

Been running a bit crazy the last few days, trying to get some jobs done, yesterday afternoon spent trying to get generators running. We have friends staying with us who left South Florida to try to...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-09-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By phishfood
I am thinking that you have a slow/clogged drain...

I am thinking that you have a slow/clogged drain line.
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3,282
Views: 151,418
Posted By phishfood
I would stick with the threaded adapters. I have...

I would stick with the threaded adapters. I have seen too much misery with sharkbyte style fittings.
Forum: Pumps and Wells 09-03-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,842
Posted By phishfood
I use Schedule 80 PVC male adapters, and...

I use Schedule 80 PVC male adapters, and stainless steel banded PVC female adapters.

The only time I have had troubles with PVC joints leaking on pumps are if the pump runs dry and gets hot. That...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3,282
Views: 151,418
Posted By phishfood
I think it was well in excess of 100 on the roof...

I think it was well in excess of 100 on the roof today. I hate snaking from the roof, but I hate even worse pulling a toilet with an overflow backup, and setting up to do a clean job through the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3,282
Views: 151,418
Posted By phishfood
What kind of farm junk are you picking up?

What kind of farm junk are you picking up?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-16-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By phishfood
Sounds like a cross connection to me.

Sounds like a cross connection to me.
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