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    Boy am I glad I found this! Had to install a...

    Boy am I glad I found this! Had to install a rear wall threaded tub spout where there was 1/2" copper stubbed out of a tiled wall. The Nibco 704-F saved having to rip out and replace the tile! ...
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    hj, Thanks for your assistance. I ended up...

    hj,

    Thanks for your assistance. I ended up taking the thing apart and reassembling. Altho' the manufacturer's tech support guy said finger tight should be adequate, it wasn't. I snugged up the...
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    w/ install instructions

    Thanks for your replies. Here's the Decolav installation directions which shows the 'sandwich' of drain, sink, mounting ring and countertop. The black washer shown there is rubber and forms a good...
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    Vessel sink installation - rigid?

    I recently installed a vessel sink as part of a DIY remodel project. The sink is a Decolav, with all the proper hardware. My question is whether one should expect the sink to be rigid - that is,...
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    Now I know what's inside...

    Ended up taking the HG faucet apart to discover, I guess, that the check valve in the hand unit was clogged. It now works as before. I'm hoping it was just coincidence that if failed at the same...
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    Looks like it's at the faucet itself. Odd. ...

    Looks like it's at the faucet itself. Odd. Could be just coincidence, but...?

    The faucet is a Hans Grohe single lever type. There are short supply lines from the stops to meet the lines in the...
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    update, of sorts...

    I was able to check the new hot water supply for the laundry and it's okay. Curiously, both hot & cold in kitchen have no pressure. Next test is to remove faucet from the equation and check at the...
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    Loss of pressure after repair!

    HELP!

    While installing baseboard in my newly remodelled laundry area I inadvertently punctured a hot water line. Actually, it was a hot water line I'd capped when I moved the hot water supply for...
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    Many thanks for your suggestions. Looks like...

    Many thanks for your suggestions. Looks like another visit to Mr. Lowe's is in order. I'd turned down the supply for a slight improvement, but more would be better.

    George
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    Noisy ballcock valve

    I just replaced a 20+ year-old ballcock valve in an American Standard toilet with whatever Ace Hardware sells (Lincoln Products?). The thing is way too loud :mad: . I'd like to find either a way...
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    Update

    The drop-kick 45 did the trick - allowed me to connect to existing dwv without raising the flange too much. Thing to note, tho', is that if the total floor thickness will be more than an inch one...
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    et, You might want to take a look at the John...

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    You might want to take a look at the John Bridge Tile Forum at www.johnbridge.com. Very friendly, exceptionally helpful.

    George
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    hj, Turns out that the 1/8s give me the room I...

    hj,

    Turns out that the 1/8s give me the room I need, but you predicted the height issue. I've got a drop-kick 45 by Sioux Chief on order in hopes it will get me back down to where I want to be.
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    Shifting to the right?

    Not a political question! In our remodel, the wc needs to shift about 2 1/2 inches to the right to maintain 15" clearance from the (new) shower door. Can't go much further 'cuz the vanity is there....
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    Thanks. Unions are now on my Big Box Store...

    Thanks. Unions are now on my Big Box Store shopping list. Making my contribution to Mr. Lowe's retirement fund.

    George
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    Rerouting supply lines?

    I'm in the beginning stages of a bath & laundry remodel. One puzzle is how best to move the laundry supplies. What stumps me is how best to 'tap' into an existing 1/2" copper line. There is...
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