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    that was my next question lookstome like the...

    that was my next question lookstome like the standard fittings are of the same thickness of type M. Are there different thicknesses on fittings?
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    type M copper for residential water supply

    I just ran new plumbing for my bathroom using tye M copper 3/4 and 1/2.
    A plumber just told we type M is not code for my area and I should have used type L. He also said not to freak out because...
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    thanks for the reply. I will of course get a...

    thanks for the reply.

    I will of course get a permit and have the work inspected. I am just now in the early stages of planning this project and need to plan around things of this nature.
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    Adding a second floor addition

    I'm adding a second floor addition to my 1 story home.

    The existing main floor has only a bath, toilet, and 2 sinks connected to the main 4" stack. All fixtures are very close to the stack, I can...
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    I'm talking about the plumbing vent

    I'm talking about the plumbing vent
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    Is this vent location a problem?

    I am remodeling a basement bathroom and have already replaced all of the underground pipes.

    I noticed that this bathroom and adjacent laundry room all vent to a pipe which exits the house just...
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    ok, I'm updating my post after doing some...

    ok, I'm updating my post after doing some research. It appears that the most common way to replace a lead soil tube is to cut and melt lead away from the brass nipple and then attach PVC with a...
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    should I replace the lead bend

    I recently broke open my basment floor to replace galvanized drain pipes for a bathroom remodel.

    The toilet drain is an old 4" lead bend. It appears to be OK. Do you think it is worth the effort...
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    Furnco donut into extra heavy CI

    I want to pull out a piece of 2" Galvanized which is leaded into extra heavy cast iron and replace with PVC with furnco donut

    A plumber told me that the furnco donut will be very difficult to...
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    how about the little map gas torch ?

    how about the little map gas torch ?
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    Is it hard to do? I've never done it before. Will...

    Is it hard to do? I've never done it before. Will a regular propane torch do the trick? Will I need alot of heat, pulling, twisting, banging, etc.
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    unsweating cast iron connections

    I am remodling my basement bath and have broken open the floor to replace galvanized DWV lines.

    What I found was:

    The 2" galvanized shower and sink drains connect to a reducing nipple...
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    is it true that some areas only allow cast iron...

    is it true that some areas only allow cast iron underground?
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    ugh,I did not want to break open concrete. What...

    ugh,I did not want to break open concrete. What do you think is the best piping for underground waste lines?
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    should i replace underground galvanized dwv

    I am remodling my basement bathroom. When I removed the old fiberglass shower I found the drain pretty corroded. I dug out the old trap and found that it was threaded galvanized. I tried to reomve...
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