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  • Posted in thread: Can someone identify? on 08-17-2017 at 02:54 AM
    trim the FG and maybe that tile plate underneath has a name on it .

  • Posted in thread: Fountain Water Supply on 08-17-2017 at 02:31 AM
    Float valve will still open and close if you drop the pressure with a reducing valve. 50 ft
    will not effect the flow that much. The volume you require will depend on how much water is
    lost through eva...

  • Posted in thread: New gas water heater on 08-15-2017 at 12:21 PM
    T&P relief drain can not go up hill. You can not use soft/annealed copper or any type of
    flexible tube.It has to drain downward. It can never ever be obstructed.The end should
    terminate outside or to ...

  • Posted in thread: Unidentified part on 08-14-2017 at 02:43 AM
    put it back. It makes the water spin as it enters the ball cock. Why?? The engineers got bored
    when they designed it. ;)

  • Posted in thread: Stubbed toilet pipe in basement sprayed when cut open on 08-13-2017 at 05:29 PM
    Could be a stoppage. is it holding water and does the water level rise when you use water
    anywhere in the rest of the system. try running water in all the fixture you have. One fixture
    at a time. You ...

  • Posted in thread: Can someone identify? on 08-13-2017 at 05:19 PM
    You may have only pulled half of the cartridge out. You might have to trim the fiberglass to
    remove the with plate behind the fiberglass.That type of plate is meant as a guide for tile and
    they made t...

  • Posted in thread: washing machine on 08-13-2017 at 04:58 PM
    keep it simple.

  • Posted in thread: Tips on Replacing Main 3/4" Shut-Off Valve on 08-13-2017 at 04:48 PM
    Get a new meter union and a new valve. prefab the valve to the union.Or just get a new meter
    valve with the meter union already on it. when they turn off the water just disconnect the the
    old union an...

  • Posted in thread: Tips on Replacing Main 3/4" Shut-Off Valve on 08-13-2017 at 04:35 PM
    what is under the wrap below the valve?Does not look like you have enough clean pipe to use a
    sharkthingy.

  • Posted in thread: Tips on Replacing Main 3/4" Shut-Off Valve on 08-13-2017 at 04:23 PM
    Looks like a globe not a gate.Dahl Try their web sight. Maybe they can help you

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November 26, 2016  •  10:54 PM
I tried replying to you on the forum, but I am not "permitted" to write a reply. Don't know why since I was able to post in the first place. Just wanted to thank you for your suggestions! Makes perfect sense. I don't know why the plumber who installed the system didn't put in that valve in the first place!
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November 28, 2016  •  04:16 AM
@mjz Inexperience along with the cost of material and labor is why they did not do it.
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November 29, 2016  •  05:41 AM
Hi, I'm having the same problem - I could write the post, but now can't reply.
Posted: 
November 29, 2016  •  07:02 PM
How do we get this fixed? I am unable to post - I wanted to include a photo of my current installation. It seems it should be easy to "reverse" the shutoff valve with the hose bib. In this way I would be able to isolate the loop, and then run hot water back through the loop out the hose bib and clear any air (if any...).
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November 29, 2016  •  07:04 PM
@Mr_David - I am unable to post in the forum for some reason. I was allowed to do the initial post (thanks for your reply!), but that's it. I want to post a picture so you can see how it looks currently.

I do suspect an air lock, but it's not 100% locked up. Water will flow through the loop, just painfully slow.
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