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    If they can get a blade that *restores* the 4"...

    If they can get a blade that *restores* the 4" diameter of your pipe you will be fine.
    I have no faith in 1/2" cable for such a job....IF it is roots.
    If you have a low spot in your line then the...
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    A good drainage system is engineered to drain at...

    A good drainage system is engineered to drain at 2 ft per sec.
    What you need to know is 1/4 per ft. and al will be good.
    More pitch and you will have stoppage problems.
    Good luck!
  3. Great big fan of the Ridgid K39af. No problem...

    Great big fan of the Ridgid K39af. No problem getting through traps and has a feeder.
    So even doing an overhead tub line is a neater easier job!
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    You have some odd plumbing in that part of the...

    You have some odd plumbing in that part of the world! Do you know if you have a house trap...or what it is?Start from the closest point the sewer exits the building and check any access point...
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    Details...Brands of toilets...people using...

    Details...Brands of toilets...people using them...dietary habits! Something *is* up just need to wrap a brain around it.
    1 toilet..ok.
    3?!
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    Does the tub gurgle when its drained? May be a...

    Does the tub gurgle when its drained? May be a venting issue.
    If it's exposed you will have your trap,then the vent and maybe next your waste pipe from the lav drain.Are your sure it is sewer gas?
  7. Thread: Gerber Viper

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    I've put in quite a few and have had no call...

    I've put in quite a few and have had no call backs.I like them.
    Good luck.
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    I would double check your 'locked posistion'.

    I would double check your 'locked posistion'.
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    bobcatm,sounds like your on the right...

    bobcatm,sounds like your on the right track.Bottom of the flange *on* the finished floor.
    I've not dealt with this style of flange so I'm of little help here but please let us how it goes!
    Thanks.
  10. If you are still watching this thread...the line...

    If you are still watching this thread...the line that is plugged is a common line
    (Yours and the neighbors)
    The ass'n should handle this for you in hiring a plumber to open the drains
  11. Pull the supply lines loose from the faucet and...

    Pull the supply lines loose from the faucet and see if the pressure is good there.
    (Get a bucket and spray them into it.)
    If these are good you have the above mentioned crud problem.
  12. Pix may help.So..you have pipes up through the...

    Pix may help.So..you have pipes up through the slab?
    Sink lines from the slab continue up,get a tee for a trap and go up and become venting.
    Shower and toilets are a different animal.
    Pictures if...
  13. Thread: manabloc woes

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    Longer or extended supplies from the faucet may...

    Longer or extended supplies from the faucet may help.I do see a standard copper pex ring.What size is this pipe?
  14. It is always my luck after the house has drained...

    It is always my luck after the house has drained down I have to outlast or outwit water from something.Kind of sounds as though you *may* hae been fighting water.
    Every now and again I have...
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    I'm running with Terry on this one. Your mileage...

    I'm running with Terry on this one. Your mileage may vary!
    Just started the finish on a movie theater. 8 toilets in the mens all with 4" stub ups and inside the pipe flanges.Used plenty of glue and...
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    Black iron on the water is a no-no!

    Black iron on the water is a no-no!
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    While you have everything ripped up is a fine...

    While you have everything ripped up is a fine time to make this old rough in nice once and for all!.....Just tiled! Awwwwww.A nice shelf over the tank will hide things then.
  18. I'd clean out what I can of the roots and like...

    I'd clean out what I can of the roots and like mentioned...get a good damned weed/root killer.Copper sulfate comes to mind.Your toilet flange should sit ON TOP of the finished floor.
    If all that...
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    Installed hundreds around here. Have only had a...

    Installed hundreds around here.
    Have only had a service call for one...we did not install.
    I would consider any given number like your 300# is given with a fudge factor built in by the engineer....
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    It is only a bargain until you can not fix...

    It is only a bargain until you can not fix it.Then it becomes disposable!
    I lean on Moens quite a bit.Let us know what you end up doing!
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    Pig slop for this last few weeks. ...

    Pig slop for this last few weeks.

    http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww234/bombjay/100_3148.jpg

    http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww234/bombjay/100_3149.jpg
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    The Universal Rundle (fits all rundles!) Was a...

    The Universal Rundle (fits all rundles!) Was a sturdy toilet.Thank it for its service and find a new toilet you will love!
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    I use both thread tape and pipe dope.Might as...

    I use both thread tape and pipe dope.Might as well do it only once!
    (First the tape!)
  24. Thread: washer drain

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    This pipe is not attached to the pipe at the end...

    This pipe is not attached to the pipe at the end coming down on a 45 degree angle.
    There should be a cleanout where the 1 1/2 pipe enters the 3 or 4"
    In what state do you live and what state did...
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    Uncover this,take a picture and report back.Local...

    Uncover this,take a picture and report back.Local codes will govern weather you can do what you are hoping or what sort of trouble you'll have if they find out!
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