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  1. kboy posted a new thread.

    rubber washers — are generics OK?

    Given that the kind of rubber washers I need seem fairly simple and common, I think this is a dumb question. But here goes: I need...

    Forum: Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice

    Apr 6, 2020 at 3:33 PM
  2. Mike A replied to the thread Unable to properly install slip-on Danco tub spout with diverter.

    Yeah, it's the plastic issue. The nipple extender slips on to the copper pipe fairly easily when grease is applied.

    Apr 6, 2020 at 3:25 PM
  3. Reach4 replied to the thread Unable to properly install slip-on Danco tub spout with diverter.

    Does that copper pipe flare out at the end, preventing the adapter from slipping on? If so, you might hit that with a file or emery...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 3:20 PM
  4. Reach4 replied to the thread Replacing tub and brass drain.

    Clearly Terry followed your words better than I did. So yes, that trap arm would use a combo, or a (wye, with a 45 or 30 or whatever it...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 3:15 PM
  5. Earl Bascom attached a file to the thread Loss of pressure/volume.

    Sorry, I did not give enough information. The new pex, has no bearing on the challenge with the lack of flow. The new construction is...

    Day 1.jpg Day 2.jpg Apr 6, 2020 at 3:12 PM
  6. Chris Jones posted a new thread.

    High water table sump pump

    Hello, I am having a new sump pump installed with interior weepers. The water table is currently sitting around 8" below slab, or...

    Forum: Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice

    Apr 6, 2020 at 3:09 PM
  7. bschooly attached a file to the thread Replacing tub and brass drain.

    Here is what I'm trying to do. Not to scale :) distorted, but you get the idea.

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  8. Arseniy M posted a new thread.

    Navien NHB-80 vs. HTP UFT-80w.

    Hello everyone! After a significant amount of reading/research I'm looking for opinions on the following two mod-con boilers as...

    Forum: Boiler Forum

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:58 PM
  9. Mike A posted a new thread.

    Unable to properly install slip-on Danco tub spout with diverter

    Hi all -- First, assume that I know basically nothing. Apologies for that. I'm trying to replace a tub spout with the Danco...

    Forum: Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:45 PM
  10. DonL replied to the thread Whirlpool Flame Lock water heaters, reviews, troubleshooting, repair and support..

    It should at least heat Hot Water. :rolleyes:

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:40 PM
  11. DonL liked Master Plumber Mark's post in the thread Whirlpool Flame Lock water heaters, reviews, troubleshooting, repair and support..

    you are wasting your time with a 2001 water heater.... its 19 years old so what more can you expect from it??? I think its probably a...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:39 PM
  12. jadnashua replied to the thread Freeze-proof piping design for multi-head shower.

    The fittings and valve could still freeze and have damage if in pex. With a fairly complex system like that, you may need to make...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:37 PM
  13. jadnashua replied to the thread Repairing tile in shower: trim and grout.

    INdustry standards call for any change of plane or materials to have accommodation for movement. THere are basically three ways to...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:33 PM
  14. Reach4 replied to the thread Slow recovery from well pump.

    See https://terrylove.com/forums/index.php?threads/pressure-drops-quick.67304/page-2 #29 and #30.

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:31 PM
  15. djarchow replied to the thread Leaking tub overflow - repair or replace.

    Terry, thanks for the tip. Hope you got mine in the tip jar :) So to be clear, first you attach the overflow ell and the drain ell to...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:31 PM
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