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  1. valveman replied to the thread Above ground tanks of different heights..

    Yes the spring loaded check valve would work better. And it will probably hold better against such low pressure to keep the shorter tanks...

    May 26, 2015 at 4:51 AM
  2. valveman replied to the thread New Plumbing from Well to House.

    Yeah the CSV1A and a 4.5 gallon size tank as comes in the PK1A Pside-Kick kit is all you need for a pump up to 25 GPM. You can do both...

    May 26, 2015 at 4:48 AM
  3. valveman replied to the thread Well Pump Pressure Tank Size?.

    Larger tanks just slow down the cycling, they don't stop it. A Cycle Stop Valve will stop the cycling, will work with a very small tank,...

    May 26, 2015 at 4:39 AM
  4. Dnbny56 posted a new thread.

    Removing Difficult Tub Spout

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] I moved into the house less than a year ago and the bathroom has always bugged us a little---lots of grout or...

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    Forum: Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog

    May 26, 2015 at 2:58 AM
  5. Plumbs Away replied to the thread 1970 Kohler Wellworth with a cracked base.

    See my post regarding your '78 Mount Vernon about the calcium build-up. As for your Kohler rebuild, if you want to stay close to the...

    May 26, 2015 at 2:47 AM
  6. Plumbs Away replied to the thread 1970 Kohler Wellworth with a cracked base.

    That seems unusual. Even though by '78 they were 3.5 GPF, they still worked well. Maybe the siphon and rim jets are partially blocked....

    May 26, 2015 at 2:38 AM
  7. Loku replied to the thread Can Electric Panel be Located in Closet.

    I'm not master in measurement and carpentry but i will do advise that you should make a sitting or discuss with the the contractors who...

    May 26, 2015 at 2:13 AM
  8. rich wown posted a new thread.

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    Nox Factor A common mistake people make when working out is focusing on speed rather than technique. Focusing on technique while doing your...

    Forum: Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog

    May 25, 2015 at 11:25 PM
  9. curious1 replied to the thread Do Pex fittings reduce water flow? (Pex VS Copper).

    Thanks for the responses I thumbed up everybody. Let me clarify: Radiant water heat usually uses 3/4 copper. When I use pex (with old...

    May 25, 2015 at 10:20 PM
  10. curious1 liked asmad's post in the thread Do Pex fittings reduce water flow? (Pex VS Copper).

    I also have a project in which I was going to transition from 1/2" copper to PEX. But the point where I will transition is very close to...

    May 25, 2015 at 10:14 PM
  11. curious1 replied to the thread Do Pex fittings reduce water flow? (Pex VS Copper).

    Thanks. I will check out Pex-A.

    May 25, 2015 at 10:13 PM
  12. curious1 liked jadnashua's post in the thread Do Pex fittings reduce water flow? (Pex VS Copper).

    To a point, a short distance of restriction does not reduce flow as much as a longer section of smaller diameter piping because the water...

    May 25, 2015 at 10:12 PM
  13. curious1 replied to the thread Do Pex fittings reduce water flow? (Pex VS Copper).

    Previous answers don't address this enough. See bottom - I will clarify the question.

    May 25, 2015 at 10:12 PM
  14. curious1 replied to the thread Do Pex fittings reduce water flow? (Pex VS Copper).

    Thanks. I also pointed out that pex has much less 90 degree turns - Does that usually fix the slow flow problem? See my comment at the...

    May 25, 2015 at 10:11 PM
  15. curious1 liked Reach4's post in the thread Do Pex fittings reduce water flow? (Pex VS Copper).

    Reply #3 was clear; if you want no more restriction with PEX than you have with 1/2 inch copper, go up to 3/4 pex. However 1/2 inch PEX...

    May 25, 2015 at 10:09 PM
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