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  1. Ya got me there....I won't worry about it.

    Ya got me there....I won't worry about it.
  2. Thanks, I had understood that if the slope was...

    Thanks, I had understood that if the slope was too great there would be a problem with the water out running the solids.

    I should have clarified this earlier, so just to be sure, in my system,...
  3. How to plumb septic where drop is > 1/4" per foot

    I'm plumbing from the house to my septic tank. Using 4" ABS pipe, the drop from where the pipe leaves the house to the septic tank is about 4' over a 110' run. Roughly 2x the recommended drop. I'm...
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    Thanks, I do have the cartridge, but I want to...

    Thanks, I do have the cartridge, but I want to keep the protective cap on until all the plastering and tile is completed. I'm installing in rough block construction, which is a whole new experience....
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    Didn't think of that. I'm I correct in assuming...

    Didn't think of that. I'm I correct in assuming I can pressure test the system with only the test cap in place though?
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    I found the document and downloaded it. That set...

    I found the document and downloaded it. That set of instructions is much more detailed than those that came with the valve body. Thank you!
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    Thank you...yes, it's a typo. Didn't have my...

    Thank you...yes, it's a typo. Didn't have my glasses on :o.
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    Delta R1000 installation question.

    I'm installing a Delta R1000 rough in valve body into new construction. I'm not a plumber, but because of lack of resources here in Mexico where I'm building, I have to install it myself.

    I...
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    Pump and Cistern design help

    I'm building a home in Mexico. My water is trucked in and stored in a 10,000 gallon underground cistern. I'm using a Dankoff standard speed booster pump...
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    Got it, that makes perfect sense now. Thanks

    Got it, that makes perfect sense now. Thanks
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    Thank you for the input. I'm not a plumber, but...

    Thank you for the input. I'm not a plumber, but building in Mexico has made me be more of a plumber and electrician than I ever imagined. I must have the symbol for the pump backwards. The...
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    Hot water recirculation for only one sink

    I am in the process of building a new home. All my showers, sinks, etc. are close to the water heater except the kitchen. I want to recirculate hot water to the kitchen only. I'm using a Pex home...
  13. Thanks for the info. Cement board definitely...

    Thanks for the info. Cement board definitely sounds like a cleaner installation. Wouldn't have thought of that over block.

    I'm trying to find a two handle shower valve. Reason being is that...
  14. Shower valve that's easiest to install in block construction

    I'm building a new home in Mexico. The construction is 8" block. I've been looking at shower valve assemblies and trying to decide if one or another would be easier to install in block...
  15. You are soooooo correct. My guest house doesn't...

    You are soooooo correct. My guest house doesn't have any. Unfortunately I wasn't here to supervise. Now that I live here "things will be different".
  16. Thank you for all the information. Right now I...

    Thank you for all the information. Right now I have a 20/40 pressure switch, but just ordered a 30/50 that I'll be picking up on a trip North. (20/40 is all that's available in Mexico). It looks...
  17. Ahhh... thank you, you're correct. I remember...

    Ahhh... thank you, you're correct. I remember now, it was the shower head...not the valve that caused the pressure issues I had a while back; but...I don't have experience with the pressure...
  18. good quality shower valves for low pressure system

    I'm in the process of building an off grid home in Mexico. My system relies on a 12 volt pump, pumping out of an underground storage tank to a pressure tank. My pressure switch will be set a 30-50...
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    Thanks, Didn't know that stuff existed until...

    Thanks,

    Didn't know that stuff existed until I looked it up. MUCH less expensive than buying the pre-sleeved pex.
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    Pex in Block Construction

    I plan to install Uponor pex fittings, pipe, and manifolds using a home run system. I'm building in Mexico where there are no PEX experts, myself included.

    The floor and ceiling will be...
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    Thank you, For some reason I was fixated on...

    Thank you,

    For some reason I was fixated on the Manabloc and never researched the Wisbro manifolds. I'll just stick to Wisbro all the way through.

    My supplier stated that in California, where...
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    Wisbro PEX compatable with Manabloc?

    I'm designing the plumbing for our new home. I would like to use PEX with the Vanguard Manabloc home run system. I have a good local supplier for Wisbro pipe and fittings, but none for Viega. I...
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    Mini Split ducting inside walls

    I'm about to start building a new home. Right now I don't know if I will be installing AC or not. If I do, it will be a mini split unit in a couple of the rooms.

    I'd like to avoid having the...
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