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    Is This Really The Joint?

    To answer Jimbo's question about how I revealed the joint, it was pretty simple: I cut the tube a quarter inch longer than the fitting, then cut the fitting with the tube inside it in half,...
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    Autopsy of a Sweated Copper Joint

    Hello. While in the middle of a small plumbing change job in my house, feelling pretty good about my soldering skills, I decided just for fun to tear apart a joint I had just made to see if it was as...
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    So What's Keeping All Of This Up?

    As always, contributors of Teerylove.com, thanks for the advice. One last question on this drain of mine, and then I'll leave you alone for a while: What's going to happen once I remove the two cast...
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    So, How Do I Disassemble Cast Iron

    Thanks for the reply, HJ and Plumber1. As you had suspected, the straight piece is cracked... I had just hoped that the crack would start low enough that I could amputate the straight piece and still...
  5. Document on Compression-Gasket Joints

    Filipo,

    At the end of the PDF file at the link below which I saw just today, you'll see some of the tooling and methods that are used to install fittings with compression-gasket joints. I hope it...
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    Cast Iron Drain Modification Needed

    OK. My turn with a cast iron and ABS problem. Its pretty simple, really. I've got this cast iron Y piece into which a kitchen drain is connected. The problem is that the 2" ABS that feeds into it (on...
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    Poll: How About Gauze Bandage? Huh?

    Look at this link (http://www.tamparubber.com/mainthd.htm). In short, they say:

    "For stubborn to seal threads, apply a normal coating of thread paste followed by a normal layer of thread tape."
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    Poll: Pipe Dope On Teflon Tape?

    Hello again. I was recently told that to solve a problem of mine, I should use teflon tape as well as teflon paste together, on the same NPT fitting. That kind of sounded strange to me, so I figured...
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    Very Leaky Valves

    Ok. So I finished installing a number of valves for my shower remodel project, feeling pretty proud of myself until I turned on the water. The 4 NPT joints on two specific valves (but none of the...
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