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    I've had a Rialto in my own house for about 10...

    I've had a Rialto in my own house for about 10 years now. It never worked right from day 1. As Jad and Terry correctly observed, the trip lever pulls the chain at an angle. I have lengthened the trip...
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    Hahaha, very funny. No, this is not a ghetto job....

    Hahaha, very funny. No, this is not a ghetto job. My structural engineer has spent a fair bit of time doing a CAD 3d model and moving things around, replaced some framing with steel beams, still not...
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    Not in this case unfortunately.

    Not in this case unfortunately.
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    Terry, I don't want the bowl further from the...

    Terry, I don't want the bowl further from the wall, only the outlet.
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    As far forward as possible. 16" not enough, need...

    As far forward as possible. 16" not enough, need at least 20".
    No, can't go closer to the wall or in the wall.
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    Need unusual toilet with 20" rough-in

    Gentlemen, I need a toilet that has the floor outlet located forward of the normal position, preferably somewhere under the front of the bowl. Does anyone know of such a toilet?

    Reason: toilet...
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    Thank you Kevin

    Thank you Kevin
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    Davke Drain out of business?

    Does anyone know if they are out of business? Last time I bought a drain from them directly was about 6 months ago. Now their website is expired. Can't find any info and none of the plumbing houses...
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    OK, after further research I found an even better...

    OK, after further research I found an even better drain than the SiouxChief. The Davke3000:http://www.davke.com/

    Same idea, but also available in a no-hub so you can connect with a Fernco, which...
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    Jimbo, not so sure about that. The existing unit...

    Jimbo, not so sure about that. The existing unit is about 15 yrs old and just started leaking. Regular ABS no-caulk drain with the big hex nut. Appears that leak was caused by the nut loosening from...
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    Thank you Hackney. That's exactly what I was...

    Thank you Hackney. That's exactly what I was looking for.

    HJ, I see the Sioux unit above can be used with either putty or a gasket (top side). I'm OK with either, just don't want silicone because...
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    How do you propose to attach the wood post to the...

    How do you propose to attach the wood post to the top of the tiled wall? And to the ceiling? Both attachments need to be structural.
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    Bolt-up shower drain?

    Does anyone make a drain for an acrylic shower base that bolts up like a garbage disposal? some type of arrangement with screws and a collar?

    Existing shower base, I have access from below but not...
  14. When you say rust, are you saying the heat...

    When you say rust, are you saying the heat exchanger is not stainless? I'm thinking if enough rust to clog the vent fell off the thing in 2 years, how long before it rusts through?
    Are there 2 heat...
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    Ok, apparently nothing out there. Looks like I...

    Ok, apparently nothing out there. Looks like I might have to go into a condensing unit.

    Let me try a different question: Why is the Bradford condensing heater well over twice as expensive as the...
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    Actually no. Not any that I can find. It seems...

    Actually no. Not any that I can find.

    It seems Bradford's direct vent heaters (2-pipe) are less efficient than their power vent heaters, at least according to figures on their website.
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    Water heater choices

    I am looking for a power direct vent heater, 60-75 gal, with a 65k or higher burner. Must be Energy Star, which means EF=.67 or better. Does not need to be condensing.

    I've identified the Rheem...
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    Thanks guys. Related question: some swing checks...

    Thanks guys. Related question: some swing checks are labeled "for horizontal installation only". I do understand why. But why aren't all of them labeled that way? Can some of them be installed...
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    Hard seat and soft seat

    What exactly is a hard/soft seat valve, what purpose does each serve, and where is one used vs. the other?

    http://store.webstonevalves.com/default.aspx?page=item%20detail&itemcode=10542
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    Thank you. HJ, yes I felt that diagram should...

    Thank you. HJ, yes I felt that diagram should have had individual check valves for each branch, that's why I said not sure if that diagram is complete. What kind of balancing valves? Are Circuit...
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    You're not disturbing me, no offense intended....

    You're not disturbing me, no offense intended. I'm just not sure what we're talking about.

    In your link, my system is basically Diagram 3 on page 7. Several "zones", I call them branches. Not...
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    Thatguy, not sure what your point is, but your...

    Thatguy, not sure what your point is, but your link contradicts you. It shows balance valves, not aquastats.

    Let's start from this: I don't know. If you are experienced with multi-branch...
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    Yes, there are 4 separate return lines, from...

    Yes, there are 4 separate return lines, from different parts of the house. Lengths unknown, some may be well over 50 ft. I want to make sure all of the returns have sufficient flow. Depending on...
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    Multi-branch recirculation system

    Neither I nor my plumber have experience with multi-branch recirculation systems. We have a 4-branch return system to redo and I'd like to learn a bit. Does anyone have a link to a good design...
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    Yes, the pump is only for the water heater...

    Yes, the pump is only for the water heater (potable water). No indirect heater on premises. That's what caught my attention. Client also has a clear bowl hot water sediment filter (stainless mesh...
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