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  1. Do you have a website that is good to find these...

    Do you have a website that is good to find these fittings?

    Thanks.
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    Thanks for the info, I did a heat calculation...

    Thanks for the info, I did a heat calculation (took me a bit as I am not a Mechanical Engineer) and found that I need over 120kbtu to heat the house effectivly which means neither will work. So I...
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    Thanks for the info, I noticed that as well, the...

    Thanks for the info, I noticed that as well, the BTU was the same. I have space for either so that is not an issue, the Bradford is actually cheaper, but I need to order it (however shipping is...
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    Bradford White or Richmond Water Heater?

    I am building a new house, 2.5Bath with whirlpool tub in master. I have expansion for a full bath in the basement, and will be adding Radiant Floor Heating as well (Basement, Shop, Garage, total of...
  5. Adapt 1 1/4" Polyethelyne Pipe to 1" ProPEX

    I have a 1 1/4" Poly Waterline coming to the house and need to adapt it to a 1" ProPEX or 1" Cu (doesn't mater which), any ideas on what fittings would be best to do this?

    Thanks!
  6. Absolutely...Would rather not have to learn from...

    Absolutely...Would rather not have to learn from the mistake at that point though!
  7. Correct, the basement is unfinished, I want to...

    Correct, the basement is unfinished, I want to make sure what I am putting in Concrete is correct before it is, well in concrete. I will get the isometric up later, having issues getting the size...
  8. New Construction - DIY looking for Input

    I will be building a new home shortly (starting this afternoon) and thought I would get input on the basement DWV layout. I do need an ejector pump which is on the layout, everything will be either...
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    As I read through this thread (and others as...

    As I read through this thread (and others as well) it illustrates the fundamental issue when asking many people for their input on a problem: there is more than one right answer. Akpsdvan stated it,...
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    That is what I needed to know, thanks again!

    That is what I needed to know, thanks again!
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    I second that!

    I second that!
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    Thanks for all the input. Not looking to debate...

    Thanks for all the input. Not looking to debate Bleach injection here, looks like that has been done. Just want so pros/cons of Iron Filter vs Chlorinator.

    Looking at what I have seen, it seems...
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    Thanks for the great conversation today, you...

    Thanks for the great conversation today, you definitely know your stuff! As I digest what I have learned, I had one open question:

    What are the benefits of the chlorinator/carbon filter over a...
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    On the DWV side, is there a down side to...

    On the DWV side, is there a down side to oversizing the vent or drain? I can't think of any but thought I would put it out there.

    Thanks!
  15. Thread: DWV Sizing

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    Thanks for the clarification, sounds like 4" is...

    Thanks for the clarification, sounds like 4" is the way to go.

    Sorry for my confusion.

    Thanks!
  16. Thread: DWV Sizing

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    Perhaps I read something wrong, but thought you...

    Perhaps I read something wrong, but thought you must have at least 1 1/4" clearance from the edge of the stud to the edge of the pipe, if that is not true, then 4" becomes easy to install.

    If you...
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    Thanks for the update, good to get clarification....

    Thanks for the update, good to get clarification. If the Greensand uses KMnO4 I think that one is out, I have worked with that before, with the right second ingreediant it can make a good size bang,...
  18. Thread: DWV Sizing

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    DWV Sizing

    I believe the main drain stack needs to be 3" minimum, would it be wise to use 4" instead?

    Biggest issue I have found with 4" is that I cannot fit it in a 2x6 wall. This will be a new house...
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    Sounds like I have 3 possible solutions: ...

    Sounds like I have 3 possible solutions:

    Solution G:
    - Chlorinator (H2S and Fe)
    - Carbon Filter (Cl)
    - Softener (Hardness)

    Solution B:
    - Iron Media Filter (H2S and Fe)
    - Softener (Hardness)
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    The Flow rate to the first treatment piece (from...

    The Flow rate to the first treatment piece (from the pump) is estimated to be 20GPM by the well company based on me using a 1" pipe. Not sure my flow rate needs for the house (I know that depends on...
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    So if I understand your recommendation: -...

    So if I understand your recommendation:

    - Chlorinator
    - Carbon Filter
    - Softener

    Is this the only solution or are their other options?

    Sounds like the Chlorinator removes the H2S, is the...
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    Well has been in use for several years by the...

    Well has been in use for several years by the other 3 houses on it. Not sure what you are expecting from this type of test. The annual testing has shown that these values are not varying.

    Thanks.
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    The Well was drilled in 2003, less than 7 years...

    The Well was drilled in 2003, less than 7 years old.

    The measurements are made annually by the well company as part of the service agreement with the subdivision. If I understand what you are...
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    New House, Shared Well, Iron and H2S

    Been reading through many of the posts out here trying to identify what treatment I need for our new house.

    Specifics (from the well company):
    - Shared Well drilled in 2003, 5 houses, approx...
  25. There are permits required, I talked to the...

    There are permits required, I talked to the inspector already about it, but he statement was "Most People use PEX, 1/2" to the fixtures, 3/4" everywhere else" which I did not find as useful as I had...
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