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    Carrier 58SS replacement?

    We have an old Carrier 58SS in our apartment and the pan below the A-coil has split leaking water. The unit is very old so we'd like to replace it.

    Would a Carrier 58CVA be a suitable replacement?...
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    Yes, 4" metal duct. I'm on the top floor and...

    Yes, 4" metal duct. I'm on the top floor and travels what looks like 4-5 feet vertically through the roof.

    I found a PDF online for that suggests the hood is capable of handling up to 140ft of...
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    Convert dryer vent to range hood vent?

    I recently replaced my gas dryer with an electric condensing washer/dryer combo unit so I have an external vent (3.5" vertical) in my apartment that I no longer use.

    Assuming it was appropriately...
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    Thanks for the reply. One 110v outlet will be...

    Thanks for the reply. One 110v outlet will be fine. Just need to find an electrician now :)
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    220v dryer out conversion to 110v?

    Hi,
    I have recently replaced my old electric Washer/Dryer combo that ran off a dedicated 200v circuit with a 2 pole 30amp breaker and single NEMA 14-30R outlet to a new energy efficient LG...
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    No luck with PSE&G - they confirmed that the...

    No luck with PSE&G - they confirmed that the milky white liquid was oil & water mix and said we need a plumber to repair the leak probably by replacing the pump seal.

    Got a quick quote from a...
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    Circulator pump leak

    I have an ageing gas boiler (circa 1951) that heats water for a 2-zone house - one zone is radiators and is working fine since I bled them all, the other is baseboard heating and while it seems to be...
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    Modern Toilet Diner

    FYI...

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/food_taiwan_toilet_dc

    slideshow is hilarious - anyone recognize the models?

    Sorry if its a repost - been away for a while :)
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    Google TiSP & new GFlush mechanism

    Google has launched a new internet connection system that leverages your existing inhome plumbing...

    http://www.google.com/tisp/images/5_allsetup.jpg

    http://www.google.com/tisp/install.html
    ...
  10. Thread: Toto mods

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    Toto mods

    There seems to be a good 2 or 3 inches of headroom inside the tank of my Toto Drake, has anyone ever modified the system to provide a larger more powerful flush?

    Not sure if the valve can be...
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    Success

    Install was successful! Thanks to everyone for the help.

    Stinky old Rialto from 1984...
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    Flange with old wax seal...
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    Flange after some cleaning... as you can see whoever installed...
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    back of fingernail

    Warning: Advice from DIY Newbie

    For some reason I like caulking. Ive caulked all around the windows in my house, around tubs, showers, etc. even filled in the cracks in the baseboards and coving....
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    borescope

    Or if you have access to a borescope (flexible fiber optic inspection scope with a built in light) then you could just have a look round the bend. The 36 inch ones cost ~$200.
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    space for 2

    > You should be able to fit two or three of them in your Civic

    You're pretty good at this :)

    Picked up the drake yesterday. My civic is a 2dr non-hatchback. Bowl wouldn't fit on the passenger...
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    Worlds biggest toilet

    Just noticed this:
    http://maps.google.com/maps?q=http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/download.php?Number=118368&t=k&om=1

    Imagine the flush on that :)

    ... and paper:...
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    Keeping stray cats away

    http://www.spcaonline.com/catsinyard.PDF

    From experience (of a friend) I can vouch for cats hating the smell of citrus fruit - drop some rind scapings from lemons and the like around the area you...
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    adding levity to a toilet?

    They're working on it :)

    http://www-tech.mit.edu/V123/N61/01labbriandone.61p.html

    Think of the possibilities...
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    Alternatives

    I guess I can use a TOTO Ultramax or Drake since I have a 12" rough-in and dont have a height restriction? The stronger flush would be nice.

    Im thinking of transporting it via the roof rack of my...
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    Performance difference

    No idea how true this is:

    "Q: Is there a performance difference between the round front and elongated front toilets?
    A: Although manufacturers push the idea that there is not a difference in...
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    Supreme on its way...

    Thanks for the info. Ive ordered a Supreme. I'll post a follow up after my installation.

    Does it come with bolts and a hose or do I need to pick those up when I purchase the wax ring?
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    Higher tank models

    Thanks for the quick response. The Supreme looks nice.

    It might be a little less than 2 inches gap behind the current tank (maybe 1 inch with the lid on) - how much extra space does the Supreme...
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    Kohler Rialto replacement

    I need to replacement for a Kohler Rialto (I think its a K3402). Float arm broke off taking some of the mechanism with it last night. Ive put a stop gap fix in place using a $11 Pathmark toilet...
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    maybe try something like this...

    http://amos.shop.com/amos/cc/main/ccn_search/st/bathroom+mirror+fan/sy/productsx/ccsyn/260/prd/18763907/ccsid/403911048-20561/adtg/05240523

    I hear that wiping...
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    There are actually two 90 degree bends. One is an...

    There are actually two 90 degree bends. One is an elbow and the other is an 'r' shape with a stopper. The plumber said that was they were good fittings. He originally suspected that they had put in...
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    So, they cut the pipe. I dunno what I expected...

    So, they cut the pipe. I dunno what I expected them to find... maybe baby diapers, an old pair of shorts, a giant hair ball, or even a dead cat. But no, all that was there was crap and lots of it -...
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