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    Thx hj. Would you use the old valve (5 years...

    Thx hj.

    Would you use the old valve (5 years old - hardly used)?
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    Kohler K-401 Valve questions

    Hello

    A while ago I installed a Kohler Mastershower k-401 valve. Works fine but I'm now ripping out the tub and putting in a walk-in shower.

    Q1) Can I re-use this valve? It happens to be...
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    Vacation and water heater

    I always turn my water off at valve even if I leave for a weekend.

    What am I supposed to do w/ water heater if I do this. Is there danger if I'm gone for a month and water is off but water heater...
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    Danze Shower Elbow

    I wouldn't buy Danze again.

    Bought their hand shower kit. Their elbow has the worst design I've ever seen. Copper sleeve screws on a 1/2 NPT then the elbow pushes on the sleeve with a couple of...
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    Ditto

    http://www.terrylove.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=5448&stc=1&d=1222542296

    Just remodelled my downstairs and put in an Ultramax. Works like a champ.

    Upstairs has a Kohler one-piece....
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    Drill my own drain overflow holes?

    ok, so called Whtehaus. Asked about the drain, asked for overflow holes, they said "yep". Product came and looks great, but no overflow holes.

    Can I (try to) drill these myself? Or, will I regret...
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    tank

    Thx all.

    I flushed the valve and it has been dry for about 4 hours. But, was intermittent before then so tbd.

    Given intermittent it may be pressure or temp related. WH is same size but temp may...
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    1.8 lav drain

    I will - thx.

    Whitehaus - Italian made I guess.
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    Leaking valve - new water tank

    I plumbed in my American Standard valve with no problems. No water leaking from the shower end. Dy for about a month (while I slowly drywalled).

    Then I had my water tank replaced. Now I have an...
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    European

    European sink. 1 78/ drain.

    Funny size I guess.
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    1.8" sink drain?

    Hi,

    Just picked up a bathroom sink. Has a drain hole that is 1.8 inches (about 1 7/8). Has overflow.

    Most drains are 1.25". Any guidance on a good drain (need polished chrome) ?

    Thanks,
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    Valve in

    I'm of the same mindset. Trying to think ahead for the bad sweat joints or other.

    I can get to the back of my valve through the wall behind. I am going to install the valve, note the location and...
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    Cold's on and all is well - thx.

    Now the drywall and tile!
  14. Thread: Sweating tip

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    Sweating tip

    Only sharing this because I just battled it!

    Don't make your last sweat the bottom elbow. That's the one that fills with water from the pipes you sweated above and angled down slightly.
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    Thx!

    Can relax a bit!
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    sanity check on pb valve install

    Sweated in my pb valve and three way diverter. Seems ok.

    Hooked up the hot inlet and thought I'd check my solder joints on that side before I hook up the cold (in case of redo).

    So, turned the...
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    Sweating - thx

    Thanks. I should be - or can make sure I am - 1" + away. Will also use the damp rag trick.

    Thx.

    Pimbley
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    Sweating new valve

    I'm about to install my new valve (American Standard, Pressure Balance).

    All the ports are threaded so those are straightforward.

    But, when I sweat the nearby copper tubes to connect to...
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    Thx

    Thanks all.
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    Valve & diverter combination

    I'm doing a shower and want a simple pb valve & three way diverter to feed a shower head, hand-held shower and overhead pan. No tub involed.

    I'm looking at the Kohler k-304 pb valve and k-405...
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