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  • Posted in thread: T&p discharge on 2.5 gallon under sink on 02-07-2016 at 07:20 PM
    A recirculation pump might be a better solution to your problem.I would tend to agree.

  • Posted in thread: Confused about remodel, Shower/Tub Trim replacement on 02-07-2016 at 02:10 PM
    Fair enough, we always use em for showerheads, mopsinks. We use sweat by sweat wingback 90s for
    lavs and flushvalves for toilets. Tub spout never crossed my mind but i like that idea for sure

  • Posted in thread: Confused about remodel, Shower/Tub Trim replacement on 02-07-2016 at 04:23 AM
    redo the tub spout stub out and use a hy-set FIP adapter in the wall secured with a hyco strap
    or back ear 90 secured to wood.use a brass nipple , NOT a galvanized one.if you are using a
    slip on type ...

  • Posted in thread: Pond Plumbing on 02-04-2016 at 01:39 AM
    No worries happy to help and let me know how it goes

  • Posted in thread: Pond Plumbing on 02-03-2016 at 04:38 PM
    Ok if you monitor the jet pump set up i can see the logic and that sounds like it would work.
    Weeping tile can handle that for sure. But i see the issue with the valve being 36" down.Now
    its to a bit ...

  • Posted in thread: Pond Plumbing on 02-02-2016 at 02:58 AM
    You convinced me. Any Winter situation that leaves water in the pipe should have the extra
    insurance. If I could grade the drain pipe, that would be great. Very optimistically I might be
    able to have ...

  • Posted in thread: Pond Plumbing on 02-01-2016 at 03:25 AM
    There will be GFCI outlets at both ends of the underground section, so the heat trace is
    insurance as long as there is not an extended outage. The "finished grade" in the diagram is
    about 12" above th...

  • Posted in thread: Pond Plumbing on 01-30-2016 at 06:13 PM
    Ok im getting a better visual of what you have now. One thing i can suggest on the runs that
    are prone to freezing is a heat trace. They make heat traces that people put in their gutters,
    which would ...

  • Posted in thread: Water shutoff questions before water heater repair on 01-30-2016 at 03:17 AM
    Though you may have had it on the hot side, single levers act as anti-scald and allow hot and
    cold to mix whenever the faucet is open. So all the way hot...isn't really all the way hot in
    most cases.Y...

  • Posted in thread: Ruined by plumber :( on 01-29-2016 at 05:32 AM
    Hahahahaha paint the pipe thats awesome. Eventually you wonder why your water has a hint of
    rust in it when you go to drink a glass of water. Black iron is not to be used on domestic
    water.

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October 7, 2012  •  08:11 PM
There is no place here to befriend someone, so I'll do it here. Good having you aboard stevemachine.
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October 27, 2012  •  03:57 AM
@speedbump
Thanks man! Glad to be here, i've really enjoyed it so far and I would have replied sooner but usually I use my iPhone and it hasnt shown up on my phone.
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