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  1. Terry replied to the thread How tight do you need to tighten a compression fitting?.

    A lot depends on the friction of the fittings. I don't bother counting how many turns, because each one is different.

    Sep 20, 2017 at 4:25 PM
  2. Reach4 replied to the thread How tight do you need to tighten a compression fitting?.

    As I read it, OP posted over 4 years ago, and yesterday somebody created an account to promote his site. This is not to say that actual...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 3:33 PM
  3. Atomic1 replied to the thread How tight do you need to tighten a compression fitting?.

    As i read it, the OP turned the nut at least 2.5 times after snug. IMHO, this is way too much and I would have started over with a new...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 3:29 PM
  4. TDP replied to the thread Toilet Tank Problem.

    Nope. Not in the nose. I stuck my finger all the way up there diggin for gold.

    Sep 20, 2017 at 3:22 PM
  5. Dana replied to the thread Aqua Star 240FX temperature fluctuations.

    But Jim, this unit is "...installed in the insulated crawlspace behind our upstairs bathroom...", which is a tough location for...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 3:07 PM
  6. dj2 replied to the thread Point of Connection/Main Line Question.

    Actually, keeping the house water and the sprinkler system water separate is a better idea. From the main, you branch out for the...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 3:01 PM
  7. Gary Martinson replied to the thread Sink plumbing problem - water coming up in other sink and more.

    That was the first thing I looked at, and you can see the level in the first picture, though I had to compress the picture a ton in...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 2:57 PM
  8. jadnashua replied to the thread Island Loop Vent - Is this ok?.

    A side bit of info...when you dry fit plastic pipe, then put it together, you will almost always come up short. In a normal fitting,...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 2:54 PM
  9. Wilbur70 replied to the thread Island Loop Vent - Is this ok?.

    Thanks Terry, So is the only thing wrong with mine is that I have a san tee at G, but is should be a wye? I've studied your pic before...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 2:46 PM
  10. jadnashua replied to the thread Sink plumbing problem - water coming up in other sink and more.

    I couldn't see the connection from the sinks to the actual drain line...is there some slope to that line, or is it trying to go uphill?...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 2:45 PM
  11. jadnashua replied to the thread What is This Outdoor Drain?.

    If the water is warm, Terry's suggestion is probably right. If not, it will take more investigation. Some places put in a pressure...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 2:36 PM
  12. jadnashua replied to the thread Lurker seeking help with squeaky shower pan.

    Some foam is brittle, some is more flexible, sort of like a rubber cushion. Personally, I've not tried this, so this is just thoughts....

    Sep 20, 2017 at 2:26 PM
  13. jadnashua replied to the thread Aqua Star 240FX temperature fluctuations.

    A nice, simple tank-type WH doesn't have these issues...hot water can be dispensed from a dribble to maximum without the temperature...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 2:16 PM
  14. Terry replied to the thread What is This Outdoor Drain?.

    Most likely a water heater relief. I would check the T&P on your water heater.

    Sep 20, 2017 at 2:01 PM
  15. valveman replied to the thread General Deep Well Queries.

    Isn't that exactly the same motor as the Goulds Centripro?

    Sep 20, 2017 at 1:56 PM
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