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    I can try that, but I don't think the issue is at...

    I can try that, but I don't think the issue is at the brass shutoff valve. Just so I am clear, my lines are as follows. Both hot and cold have brand new soldered Brass 1/4 shutoff valves. From...
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    No pressure...Clog?

    Hi,

    Something is up with my upstairs plumbing. Ever since a plumber buddy of mine installed a new valve in the guest bathroom, I have been having issues. The issue is that all fixtures are...
  3. Thanks Jim. That's exactly what I did. No tape...

    Thanks Jim. That's exactly what I did. No tape and little turns until it stopped. I was just getting to the point of, "Holy $&!%.....when is this going to stop leaking!!". It seriously took about...
  4. How tight do you need to tighten a compression fitting?

    Hello,

    I just hooked up my toilet. It is a Brasscraft valve and I used a solid pipe to connect the toilet. I haven't done this before. I seated the solid pipe into the the valve with the ferrel...
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    Thanks everyone! I have a toilet already and...

    Thanks everyone! I have a toilet already and would like to get it in. I will ask one last question. I understand this may not be optimal, but.......and I will explain this simplistically....Am I...
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    Tiled, now toilet won't fit

    Hello,

    I tiled my bathroom including behind the toilet. The wall used to have just 1/2" drywall and I removed that for tiling. After installing shims, hardie board, mastic, and tile, the wall is...
  7. Hi Jim, Are we talking two different things?? ...

    Hi Jim,

    Are we talking two different things?? I know the paster guard comes off after the install of the tile. My question is on the plate. The plate is behind the valve....it is what the...
  8. Thread: Debris in line

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    Thanks guys. A few comments. Debris - I have...

    Thanks guys. A few comments.

    Debris - I have turned my water off and on many times and have never had crud come out the lines as a result. Also, what's wierd about this is several weeks after...
  9. Mine is a thick wall install. I have the valve...

    Mine is a thick wall install. I have the valve anchored only by means of screws into the plastic plate which is attached to the valve. Before I put the hardie board up, your telling me it's ok to...
  10. Thread: Debris in line

    by dubele
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    Debris in line

    Is it normal after soldering pipes to have debris in the lines? The debris is greenish in color. I had a buddy solder a new Kohler valve on in my guest bathroom and debris is coming out of my...
  11. Kohler Rite-Temp bath & shower valve, K-T10274-4

    Hi. I am not a plumber and putting in a new tub....and a new valve. My question will be stupid I assure you!! LOL!!! On the Kohler Valve, there is a plastic "housing" called a plate (looks like...
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