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    That is a good question to which I don't have an...

    That is a good question to which I don't have an answer. Suffice it to say, that I am happy with the way things are and in no hurry to bring in inspectors for this installation. To the best of my...
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    To put a final touch to this thread, I've...

    To put a final touch to this thread, I've installed a pressure regulator outside, covered it with a Foam Rock valve cover, and replaced the damaged sprinklers. Banging of pipes during cycling of...
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    Gary, thank you for your input. I guess I was...

    Gary, thank you for your input. I guess I was under the assumption that PRVs, by virtue of their design, allow water flow in forward direction only and not back. With that in mind I thought the PRV...
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    Here is an interesting question, not related...

    Here is an interesting question, not related though to above or below ground installation. I currently do not have a BFP. If I do install a PRV for the sprinklers plus I already have a PRV for...
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    Gary, I am not sure who your response was...

    Gary, I am not sure who your response was directed to. If it was to me, i had no intention of installing the PRV underground. To repeat, I currently do have a PRV that controls the water pressure...
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    Looking at the Watts PRVs specs, there appear to...

    Looking at the Watts PRVs specs, there appear to be specific models designated for "accessible outdoor or pit installation". My unit does not have this designation. Does that mean that it cannot be...
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    The down side of replacing the sprinklers is that...

    The down side of replacing the sprinklers is that there are about 40 of them, so it could be a costlly proposition. However it is a good idea and I will have to explore the availability of...
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    Jadnashua and Gary Swart - Thank you for your...

    Jadnashua and Gary Swart - Thank you for your input. The spec sheet for the sprinklers states maximum operational pressure of 75 psi. So I am way above that. Did not pay attention to this issue...
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    Pressure Regulator Question

    A few years ago I had sprinklers installed in my front yard, and interestingly enough there was no pressure regulator installed even though the pressure at my house is about 110 psi. Recently the...
  10. Thread: Leaking Faucet

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    Thank you very much for the info. I will check...

    Thank you very much for the info. I will check it out at Lowe's. You are absolutely right that it is the bottom seal that is leaking. I replaced the seal awhile back with a generic seal from a...
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    The tank is held to a cabinet wall with two...

    The tank is held to a cabinet wall with two screws. There are three quick disconnect lines going from the faucet to the top of the tank. That is all there is to it. I have no problem calling a...
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    So just to paraphrase this again. I would like...

    So just to paraphrase this again. I would like to get either a stainless steel or lead free brass bulkhead fitting for my ISE tank. The size I need is 1/8” pipe bulkhead fitting with about a 3/4-20...
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    Insinkerator is the manufacturer of the hot water...

    Insinkerator is the manufacturer of the hot water dispenser. I did the installation. It is a fairly simple job. The tank is 2 years old (2/3 gallon), and is still under warranty, so I am getting a...
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    Hot Water Dispenser Leaks

    I have an ISE H-990 hot water dispenser that started leaking. The leak is coming from the seal between the stainless steel tank (model SST) and the plastic fitting attached to the top of the tank. ...
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    Those were pretty much my exact words to the...

    Those were pretty much my exact words to the neighbor, but...
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    Expensive!!!

    My neighbor just had a Takagi installed as a replacement to a 50 gallon State water heater that started leaking. I don't have any details as to the Takagi model number, or what exactly had to be...
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    I didn't know that a plumber would have been able...

    I didn't know that a plumber would have been able to expedite a replacement without contacting Rheem. That's good information for the future. However the "lifeblood" of a DIYer is to do the work...
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    Installed my replacement water heater today. ...

    Installed my replacement water heater today. Rheem Tech Support and Claims Departments were great. I've explained the problem, and they immediately authorized a replacement. Did not have to make...
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    I've set the expansion tank pressure to match...

    I've set the expansion tank pressure to match that of the pressure regulator - 60 psi.
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    Actually 4 year life for this water heater. The...

    Actually 4 year life for this water heater. The recirculation pump was installed about 2 years ago, so it does seems strange that it would cause a rupture within such a short time span.
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    Thank you for your advice. A few years ago, I...

    Thank you for your advice. A few years ago, I installed a pressure gauge and an expansion tank next to the cold water line of the water heater. I also have a pressure reducing valve at the entrance...
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    Thank you Cass. I edited my post without paying...

    Thank you Cass. I edited my post without paying attention to the fact that you've responded, and then saw your response. It certainly does seem as if the tank is ruptured. Thanks again!!!
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    Water Heater Leak - Help!!!

    I have a 50 gallon Rheem Guardian water heater installed about 4 years ago. Just walked into the basement and saw a substantial amount of water leaking from the top of the heater. I originally...
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    I could be wrong, but I believe that the Free...

    I could be wrong, but I believe that the Free Replacement program has been discontinued a while back. Worth a call to Kohler though to make sure. Maybe it was brought back.
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    Need Help with Drain Pipe

    I can sure use some advice on a problem I have with a drain pipe. A rough sketch is shown below. At a point where the cast iron pipe joins the "T" it's partially rusted through. I would like to...
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