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Forum: Plumbing Tools and Equipment Yesterday, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Caduceus
It's just a guide to get you in the right...

It's just a guide to get you in the right direction to the product you are looking for. I'm sure there are a variety of similar products with numerous options and manufacturers.
Forum: Plumbing Tools and Equipment 08-31-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Caduceus
Powered drill snake;MONUMENT DRILL POWERED DRAIN...

Powered drill snake;MONUMENT DRILL POWERED DRAIN SINK BATH SNAKE CLEANER UNBLOCKER 3351G 4.5m 15ft
Try Amazon or Google search Images for power drill snake for other options
Forum: Project Display 08-28-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 169
Posted By Caduceus
I see why. He wanted to support the brass lug...

I see why. He wanted to support the brass lug ells and the pex-to-copper ell for the valves and doubled back so that they could be strapped to the wood stud instead of letting them flop around and...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-16-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By Caduceus
To install a modern fill valve would probably be...

To install a modern fill valve would probably be impractical and super difficult the way you are imagining it. If you have the brass ballcock assembly pictured and it's going bad every couple of...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 786
Posted By Caduceus
Boss sends me to a friend-of-a-friend's house to...

Boss sends me to a friend-of-a-friend's house to trim out a bathroom remodel job. He warned me to be fast as this is a T&M job and the customer was complaining about money. Customer wasn't home but I...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 08-09-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Caduceus
Standard ABS sizes are ID, not OD.

Standard ABS sizes are ID, not OD.
Forum: Plumbing Products 08-07-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Caduceus
A picture of the bottom would help, too, but that...

A picture of the bottom would help, too, but that looks like an Aquasource/Glacier Bay type generic faucet cartridge like you would find at Lowes or Home Depot.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-07-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Caduceus
It does look like those are removable caps on top...

It does look like those are removable caps on top of the handles to expose a screw. I could be wrong, but it does look that way from the photo.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-02-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By Caduceus
The nut needs to be threaded up towards the...

The nut needs to be threaded up towards the faucet again so that the washer seals nicely against the spout body.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 08-02-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,726
Posted By Caduceus
See, that's what I'm trying to cypher out here...

See, that's what I'm trying to cypher out here Mr. David. You would think that the cold side would be just as problematic, but that's not the case (with the probability of one toilet as an...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 08-02-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,726
Posted By Caduceus
Interesting video. Hmmmm...just throwing this out...

Interesting video. Hmmmm...just throwing this out there, so bear with me. The tank was fine before, flow was normal then problem with well and the problem began. So now it appears that you are...
Forum: Plumbing Products 08-02-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By Caduceus
It would be easier for us if you can remove the...

It would be easier for us if you can remove the cartridge and take some close ups of the bottom, side view and top.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-01-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Caduceus
You would have hot supplied to a hot handle and...

You would have hot supplied to a hot handle and the same for a cold. The handles would then have connections to the left and right of the spout body with flex connectors. The bottom is for a sprayer...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-26-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Caduceus
I didn't wrap my head around your first post...my...

I didn't wrap my head around your first post...my apologies. The gas fired Whirlpool water heater that requires a 120v circuit with a pre installed electric anode should be fine. I saw where your...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-26-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Caduceus
I don't immediately recognize the brand of...

I don't immediately recognize the brand of faucet, but to start you can look into the little red and blue dot indicators on the handles and see if they can be popped out to reveal a screw.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 07-25-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By Caduceus
We use these portable snow melting mats on the...

We use these portable snow melting mats on the campus for trouble areas. You can get them in a variety of sizes. Most I've seen here are 3'x5'. They are durable, like the mats you see walking into...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-25-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Caduceus
The square footage isn't important if you are...

The square footage isn't important if you are using the water heater for just the plumbing fixtures. KULTULZ may not have seen your other thread where you show the gas fired tank. An electric water...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-25-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Caduceus
Sounds like you have a clog in the piping. You...

Sounds like you have a clog in the piping. You might be getting some relief to the toilet branch when plunging the sink if the sink is s-trapped or has an automatic plumbing vent attached to it. You...
Forum: Plumbing Products 07-23-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,449
Posted By Caduceus
That's why I never understand the popularity of...

That's why I never understand the popularity of hand-held bidet attachments to the cold water supply only.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 07-19-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,726
Posted By Caduceus
When I was in the Navy and at the helm of the...

When I was in the Navy and at the helm of the ship, we knew which way was port and starboard cuz if you were ordered 'port' and you turned starboard, the officer of the deck would say "Your other...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-17-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Caduceus
Let's not forget that most plumbers do NOT charge...

Let's not forget that most plumbers do NOT charge the thermal expansion tank to match the house pressure. This may give the impression that the thermal expansion is remedied, but instead over extends...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-12-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Caduceus
As john said, seems like a classic example of a...

As john said, seems like a classic example of a pipe expanding in a wood stud or joist. It can happen with water lines and drain lines.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-12-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By Caduceus
Usually the cost to the suppliers from the...

Usually the cost to the suppliers from the manufacturer is based on volume of the order. That will effect the wholesale cost to retailers and plumbers who also get pricing based on volume or total...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-11-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Caduceus
Looks like a Gerberit waste and overflow to me....

Looks like a Gerberit waste and overflow to me. They all do look very similar, though.
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 07-11-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By Caduceus
Related gas pressure could be a reference to the...

Related gas pressure could be a reference to the over all gas piping system pressure. 0.4 psi is 11 inches of water column. Tankless water heaters can consume a fair amount of fuel and if other...
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