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    when attaching a cast iron drain to a 2" ABS stub...

    when attaching a cast iron drain to a 2" ABS stub and using an ABS adapter, do the female threads on the drain have to botton out or can you use the threads as an adjustment for final drain height. I...
  2. hot water pressure loss/new valve flushing

    I am having a loss of pressure on the hot side of a couple of fixtures after installing a new shower valve. I would guess that there is some blockage. How do I solve this and why is it not in all the...
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    no backfilling or concrete, just a F****ing...

    no backfilling or concrete, just a F****ing crooked drain!!!!
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    drain not level

    I had a "professional" replace a 1 1/2" drain and change it to a 2" drain for a new shower. I have now noticed that the piece sticking out of the floor that my 2 piece cast iron drain connects to is...
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    so, go ahead with the 1/2" and run it. thanks,...

    so, go ahead with the 1/2" and run it. thanks, Pete
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    dont mean to beat a dead mule here fellas, but I...

    dont mean to beat a dead mule here fellas, but I am running multiple shower heads, (2) and dont want to put in time money and effort and have poor flow to both heads. would the advice be get 3/4" to...
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    so HJ, you are saying go ahead and use the 3/4"...

    so HJ, you are saying go ahead and use the 3/4" valve and just put in the adapters? Will I have enough flow for 2 shower heads using the 1/2 line that feeds the valve? so it sounds like a 3/4 valve...
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    I appreciate your patience with me nhmaster. The...

    I appreciate your patience with me nhmaster. The main feed from the street into the house is 3/4". I can tap into 3/4" with significant more tear out, to make sure that I get proper flow, volume and...
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    Upsizing the valve or pipe at the valve body will...

    Upsizing the valve or pipe at the valve body will make no difference to the flow rate at that point.

    Iam confused.... why wouldn't increasing the line from 1/2" to 3/4 increase flow? and wouldn't...
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    is running a 3/4 valve in an area that only 1/2"...

    is running a 3/4 valve in an area that only 1/2" will support just a waste of money but still will work or is the 3/4 not functional?? Knd of like putting premium gas in a ford pinto, the car will...
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    do you need the pressure and flow rate of my...

    do you need the pressure and flow rate of my incoming house water or of the valve it self? It is not possibe to use a 3/4 by 1/2 " adapter and stay with the same valve? Thanks, Pete
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    uh..... ok, anyone else?

    uh..... ok, anyone else?
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    thank you gents!

    thank you gents!
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    flow question

    I am installing new walk in shower converted from a tub/shower combo. I purchased a Grohe 3/4" Thermo valve. After completing the tear out today, I am having a hard time finding the 3/4" trunk lines...
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    best "roto Zip"

    What is the best "roto zip" type tool to buy. I know there are several different companies that now make them. What is the best overall tool to buy. Thanks, Pete
  16. is it "kosher" to mount a volume control valve...

    is it "kosher" to mount a volume control valve "sideways" so that when I bring the line in from the Thermo valve paralell that I can run the line to my hand shower paralllel also. Does that make...
  17. so, is the general concensus from the pros is...

    so, is the general concensus from the pros is that you never use the threaded portions of valves and always solder those joints?(when possible) HJ seems pretty adimant that this area is a probable...
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    does that include volume control valves also or...

    does that include volume control valves also or just Thermo valves?
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    soldering rough in valve

    when soldering a rough in shower valve, do all the "guts" have to be removed to avoid damage?
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    can you suggest another brand that is...

    can you suggest another brand that is trustworthy? Pete
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    brand suggestions

    any thoughts on Kholer Mastershower valves, ect.. Or other suggestions on quality Thermo valves, control valves without selling my soul :D. Thanks, Pete
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    sorry Gary, still learning :confused:

    sorry Gary, still learning :confused:
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    "rough in" questions

    Hello all, I was refered to this forum by my good friends at the John Bridge site. I am in the process of a shower remodel. here is my plan: Install a new 3/4" thermo valve on the incoming 3/4 hot...
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    "rough in" questions

    Hello all, I was refered to this forum by my good friends at the John Bridge site. I am in the process of a shower remodel. here is my plan: Install a new 3/4" thermo valve on the incoming 3/4 hot...
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