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    Thanks Terry :)

    Thanks Terry :)
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    Folks I'm stuck on something...in order to vent...

    Folks I'm stuck on something...in order to vent vertical from that horizontal drain at that red arrow what is the correct fitting I should use? I believe it to be 'y' and not a santee nor vent 't'...
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    Hj, Thank you for your answer. My plan...

    Hj,

    Thank you for your answer. My plan therefore

    * Slope lav sink 1/4" per foot to the 3" drain... no vent needed
    * I need a vent on the 2" drain from the new kitchen sink where the arrow is,...
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    Hi Hj, Not sure which existing sink you refer...

    Hi Hj,

    Not sure which existing sink you refer to but the sink that was in the lav was located 3 feet to the left of where you can see that insulation it's drain went under slab at that point.The...
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    Hi Terry, Yes the 3" cleanout with the 2" pipe...

    Hi Terry,

    Yes the 3" cleanout with the 2" pipe vent is the toilet, I'm afraid to read you reply to that :)

    ps just for clarity the toilet is plumbed where it is in the photo I assume the just...
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    Kitchen sink rough in Plan

    Hi Folks ,

    I'm planning a rough in for new kitchen and am currently working on drain layout. The new sink is on an exterior wall that WAS 2x4 studs I furred this out using 2x 6's purely in order...
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    Special Flux for silver solder?

    Hi Folks,

    I bought some Canfields watersafe silver solder is there a special flux required to silver solder copper pipe or am I good to go with Nokorode regular paste flux?

    Thanks
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    :cool: that's what the Mrs said

    :cool: that's what the Mrs said
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    Thanks ballvalve :) Well I just spoke to a...

    Thanks ballvalve :)

    Well I just spoke to a welder of 30 yrs experience and he laughed at the idea of brazing the pipes :) Man-o-man he said just solder it(regular solder he said) and move along!...
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    Well I called two more plumbers they are not...

    Well I called two more plumbers they are not interested in coming out to braze the pipes for me :( I'll keep trying to get them brazed but can't wait forever. Flare fittings are against code for...
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    Jadnashua, I found the code reference to...

    Jadnashua,

    I found the code reference to joining copper underground and it calls for brazing and the use of wrought copper fittings ref.609.3.2 There's no mention of flare fittings or soldering,...
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    op again here, I had a plumber come out and...

    op again here,

    I had a plumber come out and said he's not interested in joining anything under the slab and if he were to do it, it would be a solder.He did offer to re-pipe the house for 5k...
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    Anyway, i cut up the slab and it appears that the...

    Anyway, i cut up the slab and it appears that the copper pipes 'bend' without the aid of elbows etc to come out of the slab, am I safe to assume it's soft copper then? If this is so, the next step...
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    op here :) All my research indicates flaring...

    op here :)

    All my research indicates flaring for soft copper only, whilst I can use soft copper for the extension of the lines how do I join it to the existing copper assuming it's not 'soft', how...
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    Tips on using flare fittings would be fantastic....

    Tips on using flare fittings would be fantastic. One last question I have a roto-hammer and can chip away to open the slab but would it be better to rent a concrete saw to make a clean cut?

    My...
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    Thanks for the replies folks, ...

    Thanks for the replies folks,

    hj...............That wall where the pipes are now is coming out and will go back to the exterior wall marked 'B', so I will have to extend pipes under the slab. I'm...
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    Extending copper lines under slab

    Hi Folks,

    I have a hot water tank whose housing (marked A in photo) is currently protruding into what will be our new kitchen(access to tank is on outside of house)The supply to and from the tank...
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    Attic wiring

    Hi folks,

    I moved here from Europe 3 years ago and began the reno on my house (1933) I went ahead and stripped her to studs and replumbed,rewired, seismic retrofit new kitchens new bath etc...
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    Each manufacturer will specify their own size...

    Each manufacturer will specify their own size etc. You can check on the their website for their recs. and installation guide.
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    s-trap or p-trap for tub??

    Hi folks,

    I'm ready to install my whirlpool in my new basement bathroom. Ive cut into the slab and have plenty or space to work with but which trap works best? A p-trap or an s-trap? This tub will...
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    Thanks folks, Ian I'm goning to look at that...

    Thanks folks, Ian I'm goning to look at that today thanks for the idea:)

    :)
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    No room on busbar

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    I'm coming to the end ( I hope) of a rewire on my house. I've got all my new circuits to the panel and have enough room for my breakers but do not have enough slots on the busbar to take all...
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    I think we may have a winner,took off the aerator...

    I think we may have a winner,took off the aerator and it's way better still a bit cloudy but nearly sunny.Back to the turkey, thanks folks
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    Eric, I did that and it the water does go...

    Eric,

    I did that and it the water does go clear after a couple of mins,so air it is. Any idea how it's getting in or how I can get rid of it? It's no harm but kinda looks gross(so the wife says)....
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    Ran the hot for 25 mins still like the...

    Ran the hot for 25 mins still like the weather,cloudy:)
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