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    AmStd

    This is an old American Standard valve from the early 1980's. It has a ceramic cartridge. You should be able to find a replacement cartridge at a well stocked plumbing wholesaler.

    Good Luck
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    Delta 1700 Series

    This is great valve. I installed (2) in the last year in my home. Another feature of this faucet is that it has temperature memory. When you turn this valve on it will go to the last set...
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    Glad to hear everything worked out. Actually its a 1500 Series Pressure Balance valve........the predecessor of the current 1700 Series
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    Shoot the neighbor! Problem solved. Neighbors...

    Shoot the neighbor! Problem solved. Neighbors like that should live in a tent somewhere in the mountains alone.
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    Good stuff........I used it on my bathroom floor...

    Good stuff........I used it on my bathroom floor as a water resistant barrier prior to setting tile. Very similar to "Hardibacker". 1/4" is great to work with, but 1/2" is extremely difficult to...
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    The Impossible just takes a little longer

    You gotta remember a lot of installers are always looking for the easiest way to install with the greatest margin or error to correct any and all unforseen errors.

    I agree with Geniescience that...
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    I think you got it. Am Std made a lot of ceramic...

    I think you got it. Am Std made a lot of ceramic disks cartridge faucets before they discovered they were not the next greatest thing in the world.
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    Limit Stop

    HJ is correct. Read the installation instructions and re-set the "High Temperature Limit Stop". This mechanical limiter keeps this valve and the user seeing the full hot water temperature coming...
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    I wouldn't make the statement that DIY'ers are...

    I wouldn't make the statement that DIY'ers are doing it the "easy way". The easy way would be a call a plumber or contractor and have him do it. Give him or her all your money and take what he...
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    If you've had 2 out of 3 cracked in the...

    If you've had 2 out of 3 cracked in the box.........I think I would be leary of putting this up in my house as a long term solution.

    I would suggest going with acrylic or solid surface. You'll...
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    If you want it to last and be easy to clean I...

    If you want it to last and be easy to clean I would definetly go with acrylic.

    Today's fiberglass is junk. One more cost reduction by thinning the wall thickness and all units will break in...
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    If you are leaning towards to the one piece units...

    If you are leaning towards to the one piece units or multi-piece remodeling units I would strongly recommend acrylic over fiberglass.

    Fiberglass today is junk! They have cost reduced......value...
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    Here is a link to part you are looking for: ...

    Here is a link to part you are looking for:

    http://www.shop.com/op/aprod-p51445231-k24-g1-~delta+push+diverter-nover

    I believe it is an RP5649
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    Is this a jetted tub by any chance? Adding cool...

    Is this a jetted tub by any chance? Adding cool air is an even quicker way to drop the water temperature in the tub. What about an inline heater? I don't see anyway a 50 gal electric water heater...
  15. A 50+ year old faucet is about at the end of its...

    A 50+ year old faucet is about at the end of its life depending on how aggressive the water is in your area. I would suggest replacing the faucet. The negative is that you will need a remodeling...
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    Have you run the clothes washer since the tub...

    Have you run the clothes washer since the tub shower quit working? If the construction was actually repairing the water line instead of the sewer line I've seen sand and gravel clog water supplies. ...
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    I'm no expert but do you realize a wall mount...

    I'm no expert but do you realize a wall mount toilet requires a cast iron carrier? Josam is the manufacturer that comes to mind but I know there are others.
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    Mark I can't believe you posted pics like...

    Mark I can't believe you posted pics like that.........now everybody will want one:D

    Sometimes it just seems like everything falls into place. Take a day off and go fishin'
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    I had only seen these presoldered fittings about...

    I had only seen these presoldered fittings about 3 months ago so I bought what I needed for the tub shower valve replacement and they worked great. When I went back to buy more for the basement...
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    Copper water tube.......

    Has to be the oldest plumbing question in the book, but I can't seem to find a direct answer. 1/2" CWT L or M (red or blue) for residential application? Running new supply lines for shower valve,...
  21. Delta's is an RP29827 in Chrome and the list...

    Delta's is an RP29827 in Chrome and the list price is $23.05
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    To remove the trip lever in a toilet...

    To remove the trip lever in a toilet .........remember they have left hand threads. Tighten in the normal direction to loosen left handed threads.
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    Most times simple is better

    An easy way would be to plumb (2) seperate shower valves
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    Looking at delta M & I sheet

    From what you have described it sounds like the supplies are backwards (i.e. hot on the right). I would verify this by rotating the center knob clockwise. This should give you cold water only. As...
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    Thanks HJ That is exactly the way my printer...

    Thanks HJ

    That is exactly the way my printer was set-up:confused: . Whats plan "B"?
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