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    TOTO Ultra Max

    I installed a TOTO Ultra Max a while back, and am havind a water hammer issue. It seems that the fill value is "slamming" shut rather than easing shut. Can this be adjusted?
  2. Thread: Quandary

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    Yes, it was due to the floor joist location.

    Yes, it was due to the floor joist location.
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    s/b clearance, not Clarence.

    s/b clearance, not Clarence.
  4. Thread: Quandary

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    Quandary

    When the plumber ran the dwv for my bathroom additions, one appears to have been set at 11.5 inches from the finish wall rather than 12. I believe most two piece toilets have enough Clarence in back...
  5. Toilet

    Can I get some pro opions on the American Standard Champion 4?
  6. Thread: Closet Flange

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    No access from below. The closet bend is 4 inch...

    No access from below. The closet bend is 4 inch with a 4 inch riser cut flush to the floor. The flange is glued into the inside of that pipe. Any options on cutting it out is appreciated.
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    That's what I thought. Any recommendations on how...

    That's what I thought. Any recommendations on how to ream the closet bend? The finish floor is in.
  8. Thread: Closet Flange

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    Not the top of the flange. That will always sit...

    Not the top of the flange. That will always sit proud of the finished floor. I am referring to the bottom of the flange. It does not meet the finished floor.
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    Closet Flange

    I set a closet flange yesterday that is sitting proud of the finish floor by about a quarter inch. I am assuming that the extension from the bend was a little to high (I thought I cut it flush, but...
  10. Thread: Pressure Test

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    Decided to rerun my test at 100 psi, and found...

    Decided to rerun my test at 100 psi, and found that my gauge was busted. Needle stuck on 50. Bought a new one and am now having trouble getting my shower riser and tub spout plugs to seal tight....
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    Look like the same service pipe my local water...

    Look like the same service pipe my local water utility uses when replacing mains.
  12. Thread: Pressure Test

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    50 lbs of pressure held for 12 hours. Good test?

    50 lbs of pressure held for 12 hours. Good test?
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    Sweating near pipe dope

    I am using Oatey Great White Pipe Joint Compound to seal the threaded connections on a shower valve, and will need to sweat an elbow very tight to this connection. Will the pipe dope handle the heat?...
  14. Thread: Pipe length

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    I'm not looking to buy, I was just curious. I'm...

    I'm not looking to buy, I was just curious. I'm so used to the standard measurements (16 on center, 4X8 sheet goods, and 10 foot plumbing) that I thought I'd ask. Thanks.
  15. Thread: Pipe length

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    Pipe length

    I have a question (just out of curiosity) mostly for the plumbers, but anyone else can chime in if the want. Did (does) galvanized pipe come in lengths longer than 10 feet? I have some runs in my...
  16. Thread: Pressure Test

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    Pressure Test

    Any opinion from the plumbers on doing a dyi air pressure test of supply lines? Or do you think just turning on the water is good enough?
  17. Thread: Sterling

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    Thanks Terry, I appreciate the feedback!

    Thanks Terry, I appreciate the feedback!
  18. Thread: Sterling

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    Sterling

    Any opinions on Sterling Vikrell bath tubs?
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    Bath tub stub outs

    Is there a standard height for bath tub supply stub outs? Thanks.
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    Side Discharge Bath Drain

    Do any of the plumbers have any experience with a side discharge bath drain? Are they a good alternative when there is a joist in your desired drain location? Thanks.
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    Thanks guys. Do any of the plumbers have an...

    Thanks guys. Do any of the plumbers have an opinion?
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    Supply line preference

    Can I get opinions on supply line preference? I have install copper a number of times, but would like opinions on PEX and CPVC. PEX appears quite a bit less expensive, and easier/faster to install,...
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    Above the floor drain

    New guy here.

    I have what may be a silly question, but have not found any info, about an above the floor drain.

    I know that a tub with this type of drain has a few inches of clearance rather...
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