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  1. Stopped By An Angle Stop -- So What Went Wrong?

    When our pex plumbed house was built we had a spare bathroom roughed-in. Yesterday, I tried to install angle stops on the sink stub-outs and immediately got a leaker.

    The copper stub-outs had...
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    Musty Odor From Sink Drain

    Hello all,

    We are in a six month old rancher with a walk-out basement. Recently, the sink drain in the main level 3/4 guest bath has been giving off a musty odor when we run water. It is...
  3. Thread: CSV Questions

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    Thanks for the info, but I still have a question...

    Thanks for the info, but I still have a question about pump longevity. According to http://www.cyclestopvalves.com/geninfo_3.html, current production pumps are built to fail. Here's the relevant...
  4. Thread: CSV Questions

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    CSV Questions

    I've been reading up on Cycles Stop Valves and have a few questions.

    1. The CSV is a trademark/name for a constant pressure valve? Yes/No?

    2. ValveMan has a financial interest in selling CSVs?...
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    The best planning is to clear around the...

    The best planning is to clear around the structures AND have a water source available to soak them down. What makes you think I would do otherwise?
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    Thanks, I've made a note of that.

    Thanks, I've made a note of that.
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    I am thinking more of multiple hoses wetting down...

    I am thinking more of multiple hoses wetting down the structures in case of a forest fire.
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    No sewer, and oddly in my opinion, no fire...

    No sewer, and oddly in my opinion, no fire hydrants. One of my thoughts in going for the bigger connection was better fire protection, not that a 1 1/2 inch connection would be much help in a major...
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    Thanks, Gary. The hookup fee is a couple of...

    Thanks, Gary. The hookup fee is a couple of hundred. A bit more if I insist on an 1 1/2" meter. I would have to pay their difference in cost. They don't stock them and couldn't quote a price. It's a...
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    Water Line To House

    Hi,

    We are building a house 1,000 feet off the road in a very rural area. The local water utility will provide us with a 3/4" meter or maybe a 1 1/2" meter. They don't seem to like to provide...
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