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    W/ delta, better to be too deep or too shallow...

    W/ delta, better to be too deep or too shallow (if you gonna mess up). I've installed extension kits when valve too deep or tile changed at last minute but have never had to correct one too shallow....
  2. Interesting. Thanks Saw this in the rough in...

    Interesting. Thanks

    Saw this in the rough in notes: Installation Notes
    Avoid cross-flow conditions. Do not install shut-off device on
    either valve outlet.

    Guess this would mean both and not...
  3. Kohler K-11748 Kohler Push button diverter Ever used/installed this? Vry few Reviews

    Hello, I am considering using the Kohler K-11748 for a bath remod however I can find very few reviews of this valve. Would like a shower head and rain head available but would like to avoid two...
  4. 1/2 copper: The flow rate is about 7.5 to 10gpm...

    1/2 copper: The flow rate is about 7.5 to 10gpm Plenty for up to 3 low flow shower heads. Restrictions in the heads are 2.5gpm is I remember correctly. Pressure can vary due to many factors. If you...
  5. Wow... Taper jig is exactly what I'll do. (never...

    Wow... Taper jig is exactly what I'll do. (never even thought of that) I made one a few years ago for some small Amish tables I "attempted" to make.. The jig was the easy part.. the legs tapered all...
  6. Quick question on leveling sub floor for Schluter Shower. Between plys or on top?

    I searched this forum b-4 posting but could not find a similar question.

    My 48X48 3/4" subfloor is out of level 5/8" from right side (exterior wall). The level is consistent for the extire 48"...
  7. Thank you for your time. I'll add the clean out.

    Thank you for your time. I'll add the clean out.
  8. Thanks for your help. I think I get it now. Per...

    Thanks for your help. I think I get it now. Per my recent picture, I can replace the S tee w/ a combo wye and turn it up into the wall for dry vent. This should put the 2ft arm below the floor and...
  9. I think I could. Confused a bit, would not the...

    I think I could. Confused a bit, would not the vent take off in the picture, if turned up 90 work. (I guess not b/c the T is still horizontal.)

    If I did use the wye and 45, would the vent be...
  10. I guess I could use a TY and bring the vent up...

    I guess I could use a TY and bring the vent up past that?
  11. Have you ever used a San T on its back and street...

    Have you ever used a San T on its back and street 45 rolled to at least 45 (more like 80') as a dryvent for a shower? My problem is when the SanT is on the vertical, my shower arm is above the...
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    Thanks for your time.. and great site. Love to...

    Thanks for your time.. and great site. Love to learn and do things right... My plumber loves it too b/c he gets paid and I do the work.. ;)
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    Thanks Terry. This was my concern about a 90. Is...

    Thanks Terry. This was my concern about a 90. Is the speed a concern if my main line is 50 yrs old but seems to be working fine. We have 25 feet of main line out to the sewer connection at the...
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    Drains the lav, shower and WC. The vertical drop...

    Drains the lav, shower and WC. The vertical drop past this section is 10 feet
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    Vertical Stack off-set 45 or 90.

    Hello.
    I have a master bath drain (shower, lav, WC) turning down into a closet chase. This drain pipe is horizontally off-set from the main sewer stack by about 2.5 feet. (The main stack is...
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    I just spent a ton of time researching toilet...

    I just spent a ton of time researching toilet venting. Seems there is just as much support for a vent as there is for no vent. (A real hotly debated issue) I elected to wet vent the drain via a lav...
  17. Thanks. I'll find the T. Right now I have a 3x2x3...

    Thanks. I'll find the T. Right now I have a 3x2x3 wye on the stack and was going to turn the shower drain down into the y. Your suggestion would eliminate one fitting and would make more space in the...
  18. Yes, the drops are well w/in 1/8 ft for the WC...

    Yes, the drops are well w/in 1/8 ft for the WC but the shower Ptrap has some height issues. I'll have to make a larger hole for the shower T to allow the hub up into the sub-floor. The only concern...
  19. 18679 Here is a better pic. ...

    18679

    Here is a better pic.

    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-OJq3WUQzbHE/UP9YadWu6jI/AAAAAAAA_N0/anWSDnuBfsk/s1108/Main+Plumb.jpg

    Shower p trap noted
    Shower / Lav vent through roof noted...
  20. After review of IPC and some additional help, I...

    After review of IPC and some additional help, I think this lay out would work and meet code. The three inch and two inch join on vertical stack w/ wye. Would this work? Thanks
    ...
  21. Not very easily but possible. The problem is the...

    Not very easily but possible. The problem is the length of the horz run for the toilet. I could wet vent at the point where the 7 ft run turns down into the stack... but I think 6' is max run w/o a...
  22. Thank you. Still learning th Google stuff re:...

    Thank you. Still learning th Google stuff

    re: Set up. I am concerned about the radius and also lack of clean-out on the original set up. In addition, I believe code requires 45's combined to make...
  23. Retired master plumber toilet venting design question/problems.

    Hello. thanks in advance for the help.

    I am updating a second floor bath and had question about toilet venting. The existing toilet has no vent and runs a 3" 8' horiz DWS into a 3" stack to the...
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