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  1. Thread: PVC coupler

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    thanks for the reply HJ. but I guess I'm not sure...

    thanks for the reply HJ. but I guess I'm not sure how to incorporate a PVC nipple into this. I take it one end would thread into the female copper end but what about the other end?

    whould the...
  2. Thread: PVC coupler

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    thanks for the reply. I just had a PRV...

    thanks for the reply.

    I just had a PRV installed and replaced all the shutoff and anti-syphon valves. the original spinkler PVC had to be cut from the anti-syphon and a new section just coupled...
  3. Thread: PVC coupler

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    PVC coupler

    Greetings,

    I'm replacing my PVC pipe that feeds my irrigation system. It's the PVC piece that comes from the anti-syphon valve and goes into the ground then elbows out.

    I want to replace just...
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    vent and drain setup correction

    after help and local code book looks like the water closets in my setup described above was not up to snuff.. tore half the house down but found another stack.

    I thought both the upper and lower...
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    Code?

    thanks for the reply.

    My tub seems to drain just fine, but not sure if this meets code. I'm pretty sure I'm IRC.

    In order to change to 2" ptrap I will have to remove the tub and start this...
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    vent and ptrap clarification

    after a bit of research I think there are multiple vent configurations, two of which below:
    - dedicated vent
    - stack vent


    lower level of two story:
    I think what I have is a stack vent since...
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    so it took me a good day to dry fit - remove tub,...

    so it took me a good day to dry fit - remove tub, dry fit -remove tub,,,, to get the shoe lined up with the tub and the tub level. used 1.5" trap before reading those last posts.

    needless to say...
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    pics with tub removed.

    pics with tub removed.
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    glue?? what steps?

    okay I need to get a crackin on this, been putting it off long enough..

    I chipped out the old trap as posted above, and cut out the old trap.
    I have the new tub in place and have created a few...
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    I'm going to leave it as a tub/shower combo, so...

    I'm going to leave it as a tub/shower combo, so now I just need to decide on 2" or 1.5" trap, I have both. any advantage to leaving the trap at 2" with a 1.5" riser?

    if I swap it out with a...
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    thanks Cass. Just curious as to why they had a...

    thanks Cass.

    Just curious as to why they had a 2" trap with 1.5" riser originally?

    also when I put the new trap in should I wrap it with carpet pad(as it was) or someother type foam for...
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    trap size

    It doesn't say on the cleaner jar if you can wait or not. I was just asking as I recall last time I used the cleaner it was almost like using the glue. definitely can tell the difference between...
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    ABS glue

    question on ABS cleaner:

    can you use the cleaner on the pipe and wait a period of time before you actually use the ABS glue and attached the pieces? or do you need to apply cleaner then glue in...
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    okay, so about 2 hours of chipping away concrete...

    okay, so about 2 hours of chipping away concrete I can see the drain and trap that I need to remove. looks like I don't have an option of changing just the drain as there is no riser showing in...
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    should I use mortor mix or concrete mix to fill...

    should I use mortor mix or concrete mix to fill the hole after I replace the drain?
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    I was afraid you guys were going to say that:)...

    I was afraid you guys were going to say that:) probaby why I've been puttin it off for so long.

    so if all goes well do I fill the hole back up with concrete after the tub is installed?

    thanks...
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    Tub replacement

    Greetings,

    I'm replacing an alcove tub/shower. I've already demo'd the old, squared and plumbed the walls in prep for the tile setup as well as replaced the valve.

    I was hoping to find a new...
  18. Thread: fitting redo??

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    Thanks. Have another question. I was...

    Thanks.

    Have another question.

    I was soldering another joint and didn't think I had enough solder in the joint before it cooled. it was only a few seconds so I added flame to add a bit more...
  19. Thread: fitting redo??

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    fitting redo??

    Greetings,

    I just completed soldering in a new shower valve. I noticed on the back side of one of my elbows there was no obvious solder buildup that I'm used to seeing.

    I wire brushed off all...
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    flange extender over slab

    my existing flange is level or 1/8 below my finished floor.
    I have a Oatey 1/4 extender that I am considering to install, or may just go with a thick wax ring.

    the extender has a bit of a cone...
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    thanks for the reply. I guess I better make sure...

    thanks for the reply. I guess I better make sure that I have my terminology correct.

    my 1/2in hose ends have a cone shaped rubber washer at both ends. the hose fits fine in the stop valve since...
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    correct faucet hose

    I just installed a new faucet and the hose thread on it is 1/2inch with a flat end, I think this is requires a compression end hose. the only hoses I have been able to find both have FIP ends.
    ...
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    I was just planning on using course thread...

    I was just planning on using course thread drywall screws for the straps and ells. would these be ok?
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    copper pipe straps

    can I use regular screws with copper pipe straps, or do they need to be brass screws?
  25. Thread: wacked pipe

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    thanks, those comments help put my mind at ease. ...

    thanks, those comments help put my mind at ease. three days, so far so good...
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