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    That's the problem with old construction. My...

    That's the problem with old construction. My walls are lathe and plaster; not exactly something you want to hang your plumbing from :). Boring the adjacent stud might work, but there really isn't a...
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    Both. The pipes run right along the stud, so...

    Both. The pipes run right along the stud, so there is no room for a clamp. The same is true at floor level, of course, which is why I thought about going above the wall and grabbing it in the...
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    Securing a vent stack

    I've run into a couple of situations now where I need to cut into a vertical stack to either replace a damaged connection or re-route the stack. In both cases, however, the stack runs too close to a...
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    I think it's the other way around -- x7 not /7,...

    I think it's the other way around -- x7 not /7, or ~370 dog years...


    Just doing my part to save you from yourself :D.

    Jay
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    The website listed from the DIY program is...

    The website listed from the DIY program is www.buytankless.com


    And so the reason why I am so interested in this experiment. I have gas and would consider having the service upgraded for a...
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    Talk about coincidence -- and I suspect this will...

    Talk about coincidence -- and I suspect this will make GP particularly itchy -- but DIYNetworks recently ran an episode on pulling an old tank heater and replacing it with an electric tankless. This...
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    I did a lot of research on HE direct-vents and...

    I did a lot of research on HE direct-vents and tankless a few months ago when I was first scoping my renovation. The most consistent criticism of tankless was the risk of no heat/inconsistent heat...
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    The project is four months old, but it was one of...

    The project is four months old, but it was one of those "the old woman who ate the fly stories": unclogging a drain begat replacing a leaking faucet begat restoring the old medicine cabinet begat...
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    David, The new toilet will stay in the same...

    David,

    The new toilet will stay in the same relative position (code being what it is), but probably connect to the DWV in the crawlspace below (I realized after making my original post I could cut...
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    Code Check guide books?

    I saw these at the local lumber yard and thought they looked like a good thumbnail reference for an aspiring DIY'er like myself. I have a lot of experience with patch-or-replace jobs, but I'm...
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    Frenchie, Believe me, this isn't the worst of...

    Frenchie,

    Believe me, this isn't the worst of it. Here's the remains of where the old bathtub was connected to the drain:

    http://home.alamedanet.net/~courageux/pictures/plumbing/IMG_0189.jpg
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    Tight fit in an older house

    All,

    I've been lurking on Terry Love's forums for several weeks now and have really appreciated the discussions to-date. This is my first post, so please excuse me in advance if I sound a little...
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