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    NM, I found the thread with the "piles" method...

    NM, I found the thread with the "piles" method described. I even posted in it :o
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    Question about setting tub in mortar bed

    When packing the mud prior to dropping the tub in, how much of the mud should be packed and how much should be loose? I suspect while the mud consistency is the same as the shower dry pack, it need...
  3. Thanks. There was no fixture there at the time,...

    Thanks. There was no fixture there at the time, but the ground wire did have some oxidation on it. I think my plan when I do reinstall the fixture would be to use a plastic box and make sure all the...
  4. You keep bring up dielectric unions, but I dont...

    You keep bring up dielectric unions, but I dont see how they apply in my case. I have yet to see a dielectric union for copper/pex and I don't see where it would be applicable for the water heater...
  5. I connected an outlet to that wire and used a 3...

    I connected an outlet to that wire and used a 3 wire plug in tester which didn't show anything as being wrong. No open ground, etc. I used a multimeter to measure hot to neutral and hot to ground and...
  6. I have a jumper at the water heater which is also...

    I have a jumper at the water heater which is also near the water service entrance. Its a gas water heater, btw.
  7. I felt current when I was washing my hands on...

    I felt current when I was washing my hands on several occasions when the vanity light switch was on. I later discovered that I only felt the current when I was using hot/warm water, which is the pipe...
  8. jwelectric, what would you say the cause was and...

    jwelectric, what would you say the cause was and the fix should be?
  9. Taken at lunch today, don't need no stinking...

    Taken at lunch today, don't need no stinking p-trap there
  10. Jeez Bob, last time I had to use Ohm's law was...

    Jeez Bob, last time I had to use Ohm's law was back...oh, longer than I can remember. :) Not sure that's the route I will go with this, but thanks for the refresher.

    I know the pipes in the bath...
  11. easiest way to test for proper ground? Can I use...

    easiest way to test for proper ground? Can I use the two probe Ideal tester? I did use it last night by touching the hot wire and the box and the result was the same as when I touched the copper pipe...
  12. As far as I recall, the ground wire was wrapped...

    As far as I recall, the ground wire was wrapped around a grounding screw inside a the box.
  13. There's a strain relief clamp and I had tossed...

    There's a strain relief clamp and I had tossed the actual light fixture a few days before. *shrug*
  14. So, I ripped out the drywall and the metal box...

    So, I ripped out the drywall and the metal box from the vanity light was definitely touching the copper pipe. Romex wire looks fine now that the box is not touching I don't get zapped nor get any...
  15. Thank you. I recently reconnected supply to the...

    Thank you. I recently reconnected supply to the basement bath and discovered that I get "energized" water when I turn on the vanity light switch. I verified that it's not in my hand by touching hot...
  16. Bonding two sections of copper pipe with PEX between them?

    Most of the house is copper. I replumbed a portion for master bath, two hose bibs and basement bath using Uponor manifold system. I transition back to copper for the basement bath, and hose bibs.
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    Jim, thanks!

    Jim, thanks!
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    Whats the reason for plastic on top of the mortar...

    Whats the reason for plastic on top of the mortar bed? Also, can the mortar bed be contructed similar to a shower, i.e. tar paper, lath, mortar?
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    Cool, thanks

    Cool, thanks
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    I am using this How tight do they need to...

    I am using this


    How tight do they need to be? Could I be over/under tightening the connections?
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    Proper way to assemble brass fittings

    Using pipe dope and cranking them down I think tight enough, but still have a few leaks. Am I cranking them too much? What's the proper method?

    These are brass nipple/cap/drop elbow connections...
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    Beggars can't be choosers - in this case trip...

    Beggars can't be choosers - in this case trip anywhere else woulda cost more in gas :)
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    Thanks for the tips gents

    Thanks for the tips gents
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    Thanks Ron!

    Thanks Ron!
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    Found this at Lowes, feels pretty secure. ...

    Found this at Lowes, feels pretty secure.

    http://jkuper.smugmug.com/photos/625982587_9rUfY-L.jpg
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