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  1. Thread: Is it possible?

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    I was hoping to hear something like this. I want...

    I was hoping to hear something like this. I want to believe the guy. The faucet was already replaced, the day of the incident. I just want to know if I have a trustworthy guy managing the house that...
  2. Thread: Is it possible?

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    22091 22092 Here are a couple of pics of...

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    Here are a couple of pics of the tube that supposedly burst on its own.

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    also a pic of the faucet.
  3. Thread: Is it possible?

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    Hmm. No it def wasn't the corrugated. It was the...

    Hmm. No it def wasn't the corrugated. It was the factory tubing that is inside the faucet assy.

    Only thing I can think of to note is that my water is well water and quite rusty perhaps corrosive...
  4. Thread: Is it possible?

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    Is it possible?

    In my rental house my tenant says they came home and a few minutes later heard water spraying upstairs they quickly shut off the water at the main then went upstairs and said they found underneath...
  5. Great suggestions. Thank you. I get now what you...

    Great suggestions. Thank you. I get now what you meant by sch. 80 union. I just assumed you were saying to go sch.80 all the way. Learned so much by this project...which now...is DONE!

    It looks...
  6. Latest update: I decided to just cut the PVC line...

    Latest update: I decided to just cut the PVC line and pull the pump out to at least get a look at the type of pump they installed. As brittle as the rest of that metal line looked, I didnt want to...
  7. Believe it or not, I have the 7.3. thats not to...

    Believe it or not, I have the 7.3. thats not to problem. Everything else around it is breaking...course, its got 250k, so, not complaining too much - at least its not as bad as my chickens. I have...
  8. dude - your awesome. thanks for all the good...

    dude - your awesome. thanks for all the good advice.
  9. Its about 40 feet of elevation up on the hill. ...

    Its about 40 feet of elevation up on the hill.

    I should trade you know-how on adding pictures for that sketch, though I would have the better deal
    as adding pictures is very easy. (sketch picture...
  10. Thank you ballvalve. What do you mean by get rid...

    Thank you ballvalve. What do you mean by get rid of the metal? Would you mind drafting up a rough sketch for a noob such as I. No picturing what you speak of. I googled each piece you recommended,...
  11. So, to me it seems, the easiest way to go is...

    So, to me it seems, the easiest way to go is sawzall the pvc piece near the brass/iron(?) threaded end there, then pull the pump out, clean it and verify if the pump I bought (Zoeller M98 - $220 from...
  12. Update 2: Underground tank is pumped and cleaned...

    Update 2: Underground tank is pumped and cleaned out. Separate cylinder pump tank (where the effluent pump is) also pumped out and cleaned up a bit. Here are some pics:...
  13. Got it. Found a place that'll pump the tank for...

    Got it. Found a place that'll pump the tank for $175. They co
    e tomorrow. In the meantime I bought a small 1/12th HP external pump and made a suction wand out of PVC to get the level down enough...
  14. Your answer is intriguing and full of info. Thank...

    Your answer is intriguing and full of info. Thank you!

    I have worked on this all day, and here is the update.

    Found and fixed the cut line going to the original outlet. (original electrician...
  15. Dang. So, now what.

    Dang. So, now what.
  16. I hope Septic questions are OK...in a bit of an emergency! Help.

    I have a 1977 era septic system out here in Edgewater MD. In the backyard is a concrete cylinder with a notch at the top, with a concrete round lid set on top. Coming out of that cylinder notch are...
  17. Thread: Well GPM?

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    Thank you all for your attempts to assist. My...

    Thank you all for your attempts to assist. My immediate need is to simply find out the quantity of water that my current configuration (well, well pump, plumbing, fittings, etc) is providing to my...
  18. Thread: Well GPM?

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    Well GPM?

    How do you find out how many Gallons Per Minute a well puts out? I just turned on my water at the "T" on the bladder tank, waited for the tank to empty so that it was just the pump pumping out the...
  19. 4 gpm well, 12ppm rust, can this water be cured without uping the gpm?

    Hi all,

    With the bladder tank emptied at showing 0 psi, and thus taking a sample from the 3/4" valve at the bladder tank "T" directly from the well with the pump on, I can fill a 4 gallon bucket...
  20. Thanks Jimbo, I will figure that out today and...

    Thanks Jimbo, I will figure that out today and get back to you. thank you!
  21. Ok, thank you. I get that my clearances are...

    Ok, thank you. I get that my clearances are jacked up - are clearances primarily a "comfort" thing, i.e. to prevent people from cramming too much into one sock but really for aesthetics and comfort,...
  22. "Everything from that point on is incorrect for...

    "Everything from that point on is incorrect for your installation" So what is the correct way then. I am coming here 1) admitting I dont know plumbing, so we kinda already covered the "im wrong" part...
  23. House is in Maryland. Can you be more...

    House is in Maryland.

    Can you be more specific about the 21" bit, I dont understand...and for which toilet bowl? there will be two.
  24. ok, got the part about burying the clamps first....

    ok, got the part about burying the clamps first. Makes sense. thak you. Looking into how the other fixtures are connected to the underground. the 90 goes down deep then turns "north" (180 from the...
  25. Yes, it is cast iron. I'd like to keep it iron if...

    Yes, it is cast iron. I'd like to keep it iron if possible just to be consistent and not risk a code violation. If I do use iron, I can still use the fernco coupling?

    So, you can bury fernco...
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