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  1. Parts: (prefer Indianapolis), Fleck 5600 on Aqua-Pure water softener?

    Hi,
    I have an Aqua-pure water softener with a Fleck 5600 controller that I need a source of parts for, and ANY advice on my problem.

    Aqua-pure Model # 5564003 Serial # 414485-00373535

    Does...
  2. Sorry for the delay in responding, was away from...

    Sorry for the delay in responding, was away from where I could take a picture.
    Here it is, and any help would be greatly appreciated.

    19673
  3. Yes, the line is coated with a layer of "crud"...

    Yes, the line is coated with a layer of "crud" inside.
    Up until now, the only leak was where the old union began to corrode and drip a little.
    Hopefully I can fix it, or I'm BIG TIME screwed.
  4. 10+ years ago I had a copper water line run from...

    10+ years ago I had a copper water line run from my side of the street into my house, which is on a slab.

    They dug a trench in my yard of about 35 feet, then went under my slab about 15 feet with...
  5. Thanks, I'll check it out. I understand the...

    Thanks, I'll check it out.

    I understand the concern about lead that has been expressed.
    But in this application, this water line just supplies water to a toilet and cold water only hand sink in a...
  6. I do not have the thousands of dollars this will...

    I do not have the thousands of dollars this will cost...

    There has to be a fitting to go from lead to copper.
  7. Replacement is not realistically possible. ...

    Replacement is not realistically possible.

    This is NOT a residence, and the water just feeds a toilet and small handsink.

    It runs from the meter by the street about 80 feet.
    The ENTIRE run is...
  8. Old Flexible Lead Pipe, HOW to attach to?

    I have an old building built in the 1920's.

    The main water supply line appears to be of flexible lead.

    It's about 1" OD, .6" ID, with wall thickness of .2".

    It's just used for the toilet,...
  9. Thanks for the info. Sounds like the square...

    Thanks for the info.
    Sounds like the square shape will give a much better bite.
    I'll try it.

    I also scraped the crud from around where the threads of the plug are, and have been putting PB...
  10. Raised head Clean-out plug removal Question

    I've searched the archives, but not found an answer that directly helps me.

    I have a brass drain clean-out plug that has a square raised head that measures .85 inch across.
    It's positioned in a...
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    I tried Home Depot here, and they only stock the...

    I tried Home Depot here, and they only stock the "waffley" looking stuff for floor tiles.
    Said they have to order the Schluter Kerdi membrane.
    I figure I can order too, but just need to know the...
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    Schluter Kerdi Membrane Source?

    I'm tiling around a bathtub over a plaster wall.
    Have decided to use the Schluter Kerdi membrane.

    Where is a good source for this?
    Preferably a place in the Indianapolis, Indiana area where I...
  13. I know about the chrome sleeves from taking...

    I know about the chrome sleeves from taking another similar (but un-angled) faucet apart to replace it.

    It's the chrome sleeves that won't unscrew on this one.
    They've been there since 1959, and...
  14. Got back up here today and snapped a picture....

    Got back up here today and snapped a picture.
    The plastic inserts under the handles you speak of were there.

    I find that things are REALLY frozen up.
    Any suggestions on how to get this unfrozen?...
  15. Thanks for the info. I will post a picture with...

    Thanks for the info.
    I will post a picture with the handles off when I get back up there in a few days.
    (It's 100 miles away from where I live)

    On another sink there that isn't angled, it had...
  16. Angled faucet mount lavatory sink repair?

    ]I have this late 1950's lavatory sink that the faucets have frozen up from hard water.The Hot opens just a little and the Cold doesn't budge.The handles are 4 inch spaced.

    I know from the...
  17. Red & White 1/4 Turn Ball Valves STILL OK to use?

    (I ask this because in today's world, products that have been good for years, suddenly take a turn for the worse in terms of quality without warning)

    In my search for a QUALITY 1/4 turn, full port...
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    This particular house is located in NW Indiana in...

    This particular house is located in NW Indiana in an area where sulfur water is common.

    Even though the city supposedly "treats" it, the water corrodes faucets leaving a white rough powdery...
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    Main Shutoff Valve, Good Choice?

    I need to replace the main shutoff valve in my house.
    The city water is hard on faucets and valves.

    I've decided to go with a 1/4 Turn Ball Valve.

    The supply comes in on copper with a sweated...
  20. Need help with updated AO Smith Model and Part No

    I have an AO Smith water heater.
    It was installed in 1995 and needs replaced.

    I've checked on the AO Smith website for info as to what I have, and what a modern equivalent CONFIGURATION for it...
  21. I'm not a plumber, so I can't answer whether this...

    I'm not a plumber, so I can't answer whether this is "standard".
    My house I grew up in, built in 1959, has a wall mounted sink in one of the bathrooms.
    It has two straight chrome water lines coming...
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    With regard to gasoline, it's no wonder that too...

    With regard to gasoline, it's no wonder that too many people don't know better.
    We're fed a lifetime diet of TV and movies where someone goes into a building, supposedly pours gasoline all over the...
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    Need 9" Hole Saw

    I have a house that has hand plastered walls that use a light metal mesh under the plaster.

    I'm having central air put in, and my HVAC man says I can help make his job easier if I put in the 9"...
  24. Thanks for the replies, they are food for...

    Thanks for the replies, they are food for thought.
    In this case, the water heater is the same one with no changes in who lives there or how they use water.
    This water system is on a well.
    Since I...
  25. Gas Water Heater Delayed Hot Water

    I know someone who has a gas hot water heater.

    Suddenly, it seems that the time it takes for hot water to reach the sink has increased drastically, yet when it reaches the sink, it's as hot as...
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