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Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning Today, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 113
Posted By Mr_David
I Think the OP is trying to plug it , Not cap it

I Think the OP is trying to plug it , Not cap it
Forum: Toilets and Sinks Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 173
Posted By Mr_David
I'm curious Now What do you see looking...

I'm curious Now


What do you see looking inside of open fittings A, B, C or D ???
Forum: Toilets and Sinks Yesterday, 05:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 173
Posted By Mr_David
My wife is threatening me with divorce cuz I'm...

My wife is threatening me with divorce cuz I'm here screwing around and now spending time with her. :eek:.. Just kidding about the the Big D word but she is tapping her foot ,, sort of


Se you...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks Yesterday, 04:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 173
Posted By Mr_David
look inside which way do the fitting go. ...

look inside which way do the fitting go.

Like the blue in top sketch or blue in bottom?

Bottom sketch option # 2 --trap arm on top clean out on bottom. :cool:
Forum: Toilets and Sinks Yesterday, 04:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 173
Posted By Mr_David
:eek: Okay so you're saying the top fitting...

:eek:

Okay so you're saying the top fitting is a 90 going up and the bottom is another 90 going down? Very strange configuration.
you can probably just use a 90 coming out the top and a santee...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners Yesterday, 03:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 155
Posted By Mr_David
That looks like single wall conductor pipe. That...

That looks like single wall conductor pipe. That code legal where you're at?
That's a Big NO-N0 here. Double wall B vent required passing up through walls and attics.
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By Mr_David
What Havasu said ^^

What Havasu said ^^
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning Yesterday, 03:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 78
Posted By Mr_David
Add a little comet or powdered cleaner with the...

Add a little comet or powdered cleaner with the ice . If you fill the disposal with ice. sometimes it will actually stop the motor from turning. Just flick it off, add a little water and start it up...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 12-17-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By Mr_David
I have never seen one around here. Do they just...

I have never seen one around here. Do they just push onto the pipe like a shark bite?
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 12-17-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 113
Posted By Mr_David
Try cleaning off the rust and scale with a wire...

Try cleaning off the rust and scale with a wire fitting brush in a drill.
Then plug it.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-17-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 111
Posted By Mr_David
Wow I have a reseating tool..........some where. ...

Wow I have a reseating tool..........some where.
Don't think I've used that thing in, at the least, about 15 yrs :eek:

maybe even just changing the washer would work.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-17-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By Mr_David
No it's not soldered. There is a screw at 9...

No it's not soldered. There is a screw at 9 O'clock on the flange. It should unscrew if you remove the screw first.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-17-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 111
Posted By Mr_David
pressure and volume are 2 different things....

pressure and volume are 2 different things. Closing the valve partially only effects the volume. The pressure will equalize on both side of the valve.
You can check the pressure with a gauge on a...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-17-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By Mr_David
I see a notch. Kind of looks like a Price...

I see a notch.
Kind of looks like a Price Pfister Avante. Do and image search.
Is this a single handle mixing valve for Hot and Cold?
I think maybe you just pull it out. The notch is for...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 37,999
Posted By Mr_David
I did Not do this but I'm gonna have to fix it.

I did Not do this but I'm gonna have to fix it.
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 37,999
Posted By Mr_David
Raining a little today in Sunny Southern Calif....

Raining a little today in Sunny Southern Calif. Gonna hit harder tomorrow.
Took this on the way to my last job today. Picture doesn't do these justice.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-14-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Mr_David
Does not apply here. No Building here and both...

Does not apply here. No Building here and both lines going into ground. And good advice
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 12-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By Mr_David
A failed wax seal is a more likely cause of...

A failed wax seal is a more likely cause of leakage directly below a toilet.. What I see in that picture looks okay. You can often hear water dripping inside the plastic pipe. Sometimes the pipe will...
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 12-14-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,663
Posted By Mr_David
:eek: Definitely entertaining. OP only replied...

:eek: Definitely entertaining. OP only replied once and ran for hills or to another forum where they might tell him what he wanted to hear. One good thing is he's getting it inspected. I wonder how...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-12-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By Mr_David
I agree that cast iron looks fine. He...

I agree that cast iron looks fine.

He cleaned a main drain stoppage through a sink trap arm tells me he used a small cable AND a small head. I would only attempt to get water flowing with a snake...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-10-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 306
Posted By Mr_David
Like this one

Like this one
Forum: Plumbing Products 12-06-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By Mr_David
You asked about this in another thread you...

You asked about this in another thread you previously started and got some answers. Look there.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Mr_David
What's wrong with the AC drain? Has a trap and a...

What's wrong with the AC drain? Has a trap and a vent.
I like the access caps and bottle brush.
But the 1st tee makes the way back into the AC pan impossible


I agree the humidifier drain...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-06-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By Mr_David
and if you screw it up, Rent a chipping hammer...

and if you screw it up, Rent a chipping hammer and chip out the concrete from around the pipe going into the floor. Presuming you're on a slab
Forum: Showers and Tubs 12-06-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Mr_David
PB Blaster works better for penetrating. ...

PB Blaster works better for penetrating.

Just a little. Don't get it on the fiberglass if you have any. It will melt a Styrofoam cup.
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