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Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 02:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 610
Posted By Mr_David
Okay. I won't argue with that. seeing is I know...

Okay. I won't argue with that. seeing is I know nothing of the IPC.
I myself am not an expert on code. My current code book is about 15 yrs old.
Wet venting is not allow here unless specifically...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 01:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 610
Posted By Mr_David
Okay now that that I can see the layout and the 2...

Okay now that that I can see the layout and the 2 pictures I see the difficulty in installing /rolling the tub vent up . I wasn't see it before.

Suggestion flip the tub around and make it a left...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 01:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 610
Posted By Mr_David
Could not save pictures from flicker. can only...

Could not save pictures from flicker. can only link to them. so I sniped them off my screen.

so the Tub never had a vent? It will drain better with a vent. Change that first 90 from tub to a 45. ...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners Yesterday, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 94
Posted By Mr_David
If you don't mind being with out hot -- I mean...

If you don't mind being with out hot -- I mean warm water for several days.
Do your research. make sure you have all required safety elements covered.

I am not familiar with heaters. Mostly...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners Yesterday, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 94
Posted By Mr_David
DITTO (sort of) Pulled a 460 engine and tranny(...

DITTO (sort of) Pulled a 460 engine and tranny( had others rebuild tranny) from an old RV F350. Replaced the main rear seal and crank bearings. Reinstalled them. Using a Chilton and Hynes manuals....
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By Mr_David
What brand of faucets do you have? Newer stuff...

What brand of faucets do you have? Newer stuff just isn't made like they used to. I like Moen, Price Pfister. & Delta. They have been around for awhile, but even some of their new designs are...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-28-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 610
Posted By Mr_David
Here's an old thread. with a lot of pictures,...

Here's an old thread. with a lot of pictures, tips, suggestions and comments. one in particular but don't think you can apply because you have water lines in the way and you would have to cut out a...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-28-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 610
Posted By Mr_David
vent 2" min for toilet . For sinks, tubs and...

vent 2" min for toilet .
For sinks, tubs and showers 1-1/2" is okay
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-28-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Mr_David
Is the toilet mounted tight to the floor AND...

Is the toilet mounted tight to the floor AND caulked. You have any little boys that might have an aim issue. HMM very Odd indeed ? Drawing a blank?

Shower > Tile wall and floor or fiberglass?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-28-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Mr_David
Look up the type of furnace you have on line and...

Look up the type of furnace you have on line and see if they have a manual.
They usually have trouble shooting guides in the back. For the Basic stuff.
There is a lot of stuff that is not in the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-28-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 610
Posted By Mr_David
A rolled vent is like how you have the 2 "...

A rolled vent is like how you have the 2 " connected to the 3" just after the closet bend. roll the vent 45 degrees (minimum) from horizontal
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-28-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 610
Posted By Mr_David
No His link WAS to images on flicker which are...

No His link WAS to images on flicker which are htm files and won't let me save image. Ask if I want to open in word Perfect. now that I made comment about his other pictures I think maybe he changed...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-27-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 610
Posted By Mr_David
I tried to grab a couple of your photos so I can...

I tried to grab a couple of your photos so I can make notes on them and repost but could not download from flicker . I did get to see a lot of the other pictures you have. Cute and Clean little dog...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-27-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 610
Posted By Mr_David
If you're not in a hurry I would like to add my 2...

If you're not in a hurry I would like to add my 2 cents but I'll have to get back to it maybe tomorrow. It would involve trimming and reinforcing the floor joist and moving some water lines maybe....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-27-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By Mr_David
Safer to drain a tank to replace an element but I...

Safer to drain a tank to replace an element but I never have. A couple towels on the floor and unscrew the element. Just make sure you relieve the pressure by opening a faucet , then close the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-25-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Mr_David
This is what happens when you don't scroll all...

This is what happens when you don't scroll all the way through before you try to answer a ?. Copied your picture . Made some notes on it to clarify the nomenclature. Then came back and realized the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-25-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By Mr_David
2" cleanout on a toilet vent. probably not a good...

2" cleanout on a toilet vent. probably not a good idea..

In regards to camera in a closet bend. I have wrapped the camera head with several wraps of pvc 20 mil tape. It helps elevate the lens just...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,358
Posted By Mr_David
" K " I'm gonna call you...

" K "

I'm gonna call you "K"
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-25-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By Mr_David
Did the electrician run a conduit as well? If not...

Did the electrician run a conduit as well? If not , pin the mistake on him and have him cut and dig a trench. Then sneak in and add your water lines.

I had a customer with a down draft Gas stove...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-25-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By Mr_David
Try removing the expansion tank. Just need to...

Try removing the expansion tank. Just need to turn of the water . release any pressure in the system and remove the tank . plug off the fitting and turn water back on. If the noise stopped replace...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-24-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By Mr_David
I have seen to many guys use an excessively hot ...

I have seen to many guys use an excessively hot torch. I try to tell them it's like cooking. You don't fry and egg with the flame on high. turn it down, move it around. the small gap between the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 10-23-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
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 10-23-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
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 10-23-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
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: 10
Views: 232
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...
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