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    Hmm, seems to work okay for me. Haven't had an...

    Hmm, seems to work okay for me. Haven't had an issue. So was water soluble flux made because the guvment thought it would be less toxic or something? I seriously don't know why there is water...
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    Well shoot, I was I knew about the #95 all this...

    Well shoot, I was I knew about the #95 all this time. I just grabbed the water soluble as it was there and available years ago when I first had the oppty to sweat pipes. Why does the water soluble...
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    Ah okay, well I'm no plumber but guess I have a...

    Ah okay, well I'm no plumber but guess I have a feel for when it's hot enough, the copper starts turning color, etc.
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    What's wrong with the water soluble? Or what's...

    What's wrong with the water soluble? Or what's better about the #95. I've used the water soluble and it works fine. What does the #95 offer that makes life easier?
  5. Me too, since I was informed doing 2 vanity...

    Me too, since I was informed doing 2 vanity drains to 1 p-trap is a hack job. I'd rather spend a couple extra bucks and do it right, 1 p-trap per drain, right @hj?!
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    I'd say that water faucet a few feet up the wall...

    I'd say that water faucet a few feet up the wall there and the pipes attached to it inside that brick wall are mighty suspect.
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    Ah okay, that makes sense. A little bit older...

    Ah okay, that makes sense. A little bit older home, so maybe legal back then.
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    I just helped remove a jacuzzi bathtub and...

    I just helped remove a jacuzzi bathtub and noticed the grounding wire from the motor to the cold water copper pipe supply for the tub. Would the cold water supply pipe be acceptable as an "approved...
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    Will do! Thanks for the professional advice.

    Will do! Thanks for the professional advice.
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    If the sinks are close together, can we share a...

    If the sinks are close together, can we share a single trap like pic below? If so is there a maximum distance between tail pipes?
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    Okay makes sense traps under sinks, get rid of...

    Okay makes sense traps under sinks, get rid of trap under floor. I assume I step down from 2" to 1 1/2 at the trap-arm to p-trap connection? I assume it should be 1 1/2 p-trap and tail piece.
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    Rough Plumbing Double Vanity

    Okay, helping buddy remodel master bathroom. Placing a double vanity on a wall near where the shower was previously. So, have access to a 2" drain that we've already made a hole into sill plate...
  13. Exactly what I am thinking. The tub has chrome...

    Exactly what I am thinking. The tub has chrome feet, and a nice chrome plate and drain will enhance the look. I suggested this yesterday, we'll see how he responds.
  14. How to plug overflow hole on soaker tub

    I am helping a buddy redo his master bathroom. He bought a clawfoot soaker tub and was assuming it had just the drain hole on the bottom and no overflow hole on the end of the tub. He doesn't like...
  15. Okay I can check the pressure which I set to...

    Okay I can check the pressure which I set to about 45psi, which was same as pressure in house. I turn off water supply, open a faucet to let the pressure out then stick an air pressure gauge on the...
  16. New Expansion Tank noise after somebody takes a shower or lots of hot water use...

    I installed a new gas water heater(GE 40 gallon), and Watts(DET-5 2.1Gallon) expansion tank a few weeks ago. All is working fine, except I noticed that when somebody takes a shower or somebody turns...
  17. New water heater in including expansion tank. ...

    New water heater in including expansion tank. Expansion tank seems to have resolved our issue when we initially turned on shower would be a big rush of water, and then it would settle down to static...
  18. I like the idea of just strapping it all to the...

    I like the idea of just strapping it all to the ceiling joists. I'll put new shutoff valve just upstream of it too. I know it will be a bit awkward to get at the shutoff valve in this setup, but...
  19. Thanks for the replies. I had another thought on...

    Thanks for the replies. I had another thought on installing the expansion tank. Is there any reason why I shouldn't install it in the supply line strapped to the ceiling, like just before the elbow...
  20. Recommendations for proper way to install expansion tank with new water heater

    Well, I live in a neighborhood about 15 years old. My next door neighbor's gas water heater just failed, as well as my neighbor across the street. Of course the builder didn't spend the extra...
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    An Update. I called a plumber, who never showed...

    An Update. I called a plumber, who never showed up. In the meantime, we went out of town and I turned off the water supply to the house. Turned on the water supply slowly when I came home. Now,...
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    Only get the groaning when water turned on, and...

    Only get the groaning when water turned on, and not consistent amongst all faucets, showers, etc. If you open some more water sources while groaning, then it goes away.
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    Noticed some groaning even while flushing toilet,...

    Noticed some groaning even while flushing toilet, so obviously not only hot water supply. Does this mean it isn't a thermal expansion issue? I thought of one other thing, while shutting off water...
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    interesting about the thermal expansion tank. My...

    interesting about the thermal expansion tank. My neigbor just got a water heater with one of those expansion tanks. Actually several neighbors have gotten new water heaters.
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    We notice the rush of water turning on master...

    We notice the rush of water turning on master shower. I replaced the cartridge in the valve thinking maybe it had some issue. It is Moen posi-temp. The rush of water thing doesn't bothe rme so...
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