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    Absolutely sure the Rad is left hand based on the...

    Absolutely sure the Rad is left hand based on the nipple that I took off of it. Did the common practice switch from left and right hand nipples to unions at some point in the past? Any idea why...
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    Left Handed Thread Bushings

    Hello.

    I'm looking to add a new radiator to my system and i will need a 1" to 3/4" bushing at the radiator. The 1" threads on the radiator are left handed.

    I went to a plumbing supply store...
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    I suppose this may partially explain why I...

    I suppose this may partially explain why I haven't noticed any major performance issues with my existing 1/2" service. My usage patterns happen to not place high enough demand to require the...
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    Definitely not looking for a dumb answer! Would...

    Definitely not looking for a dumb answer! Would prefer a good answer and to learn something along the way... Which is exactly why I came here.

    Is there an assumption that as the number of fixture...
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    Checked it... it's 1/2" from the street but the...

    Checked it... it's 1/2" from the street but the meter is 5/8" then back to 1/2"
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    Thanks for the straightforward view Chad. This...

    Thanks for the straightforward view Chad.

    This was how I was hoping the question would resolve but thought it would be a good idea to check in with the experts to get a few different points of...
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    Thanks for the redirect to the excellent water...

    Thanks for the redirect to the excellent water pipe size summary page Terry.

    Looks like this is written for copper. Will pex change the supported fixture units table?

    I also noticed that the...
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    I appreciate the math that highlights the...

    I appreciate the math that highlights the difference in pipe capacity but I'm also interested in how these combine and impact eachother. Jimbo above came the closest to answering the question in...
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    Water Supply Pipe sizing

    Hello,

    Looking for some help with a few general water supply pipe size questions.

    I'm wondering what the impact on a supply system is of changes in pipe size. I am on Municipal supply fed by...
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    It's been a while and work on the plumbing has...

    It's been a while and work on the plumbing has been slow due to other projects however I now have this ready to connect up. Broke the floor about and inch and a half around the pipe, dug out one...
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    That makes good sense. Hopefully I can get enough...

    That makes good sense. Hopefully I can get enough out of the pipe once I break it up.

    What's the standard practice for finishing once the pipe is in the right place? If you box out the stubs...
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    As for the placement of the walls, unfortunately...

    As for the placement of the walls, unfortunately there is no flexibility. This is a basement installation with 7" (unfinished) ceilings and in a attempt to save height the pan will be recessed into...
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    Thanks for the ideas. Looks like I'll need to...

    Thanks for the ideas. Looks like I'll need to break the concrete to move the pipe...

    How much clearance is needed to make the connection? The picture below shows the dimensions of the shower pan...
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    offset shower pan connection.

    Hello! First time poster here looking for some of the excellent ideas I have seen browsing through the site...

    I have a 2" drain pipe rough in through my new slab but unfortunately it is off...
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