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  1. SGkent replied to the thread 1979 gate valve.

    apparently no one has encountered this, or this is a pretty dead forum. I will try the strap wrench or hire a plumber that the supply...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 3:18 AM
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    Jun 18, 2019 at 6:29 PM
  3. SGkent replied to the thread AC Condensate Line Cleaning.

    we had one in Riverside CA that was in the slab and drained into the back yard from the side of the slab where it exited. The dogs piled...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 6:29 PM
  4. SGkent replied to the thread 1979 gate valve.

    update and a couple questions. The old gate does screw onto pipe. Above that it is soldered. The pipe appears to be a plastic 1 1/4"...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 6:13 PM
  5. SGkent replied to the thread Putting bellends on 2,3,4 inch pvc pipes..

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    Jun 16, 2019 at 11:16 PM
  6. SGkent replied to the thread Putting bellends on 2,3,4 inch pvc pipes..

    you can buy them with bell ends or you can use couplings to join the pipes. Those are your choices. If you have say 50 pieces of pipe...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 4:56 PM
  7. SGkent replied to the thread Pipe stuck in a pipe.

    you could also split the iron pipe 3 ways at the bottom couple inches with a saws all or dremel cutoff wheel. Use a steel or aluminum...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 9:12 PM
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    Jun 14, 2019 at 1:22 AM
  9. SGkent attached a file to the thread setting PRV and Expansion tank.

    Frodo - I did not want you to lose sleep over my sub-par installed water hammer arrestor in the rear sprinkler line. It was cooler...

    watewr hammer1.jpg Jun 13, 2019 at 11:58 PM
  10. SGkent replied to the thread setting PRV and Expansion tank.

    this system worked fine with no changes for about 20+ years other than a little mild hammer when the sprinklers went on or off. I guess...

    Jun 13, 2019 at 3:37 AM
  11. SGkent replied to the thread Pipe stuck in a pipe.

    there are some sanding drums that are around that size. The are made of rubber and they have a hole in the center. You slide the...

    Jun 12, 2019
  12. SGkent replied to the thread Pipe stuck in a pipe.

    weld a cap or thread a plug into the inner pipe. Drill a hole in it before you do and thread a good quality Eye bolt thru it with a good...

    Jun 12, 2019
  13. SGkent attached a file to the thread clearance to sprinkler shut off valves.

    The tag is too deteriorated to read in the model area but the body reads "Wilkins 70." From the tag and body, 1 inch, 25 -75 PSI out,...

    prv.jpg tag.jpg wilkins 70.jpg Jun 12, 2019