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  1. For those reading this thread, just Google...

    For those reading this thread, just Google "800M4QT repair kit".
    And look for "Vent Float Kit" that usually includes: "float vent disc assembly (vent float, seal & spring) and bonnet O-ring".

    The...
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    Thanks Gary for the tip. UPDATE: I just...

    Thanks Gary for the tip.

    UPDATE:

    I just installed a hose bib just downstream of the Backflow Preventer, see #4 in the picture.
    This hose bib is used strictly for Sprinkler Winterization....
  3. Thanks Mike, Do you have a pictures that you...

    Thanks Mike,

    Do you have a pictures that you can link, so I can use as reference?

    Thanks!!!
  4. Thanks Gary, Actually I already have a...

    Thanks Gary,

    Actually I already have a Pressure-Reducing Valve installed for the inside the house.
    It is set at 50-60 psi range.

    For the outside line (Sprinkler system), it does not have the...
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    Hi Gary, Do you have a picture of your...

    Hi Gary,

    Do you have a picture of your "invented adapter"?
    I have a Watts 800 series and want to do the same!
  6. Flower Bed Remote Faucet: what type of piping to use?

    Hi everyone,

    I need some good advices. I need a Remote Faucet (to be used with Garden Hose) for a Flower Bed about 100 feet from the main house.
    This is for manually watering the flowers, plants...
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    Turned out the Grohe people were correct. I...

    Turned out the Grohe people were correct.
    I tested the house water pressure, it was 110 psi!!!
    So the plumber installed a PRV (Pressure Reducing Valve) and set it at 55-60 psi.
    All is good now. No...
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    I called Grohe and they say water pressure should...

    I called Grohe and they say water pressure should be 72.5 psi or less, otherwise it can leak.
    No other faucets in the house leaks, only Grohe!!!

    Anyway, they already sent me the cartridge and I...
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    Grohe Single-handle intermittent leak

    Hello,

    I have 3 Grohe bathroom faucets (on 2nd floor) at home and only 2 faucets leak. Installed in 2006 and only leaked recently.
    - Intermittent: sometimes no leak, sometimes I found water on...
  10. Sprinkler Polyethylene Piping: what is lifespan?

    Sprinkler Polyethylene Piping: This is what I have in my yard sprinkler system:

    http://media.rd.com/dynamic/98/03/89/200704_SprinklerFix_002sz2.jpg

    I am just curious what the lifespan of...
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    Follow-up: This is the setup I have: ...

    Follow-up:

    This is the setup I have:

    http://www.terrylove.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=8760

    My Adaptor works fantastic:
    ...
  12. Winterize Sprinkler, where to hook up Air Compressor?

    Winter is coming so the ritual starts with winterization of the Sprinkler System.

    This is a diagram what I have now:
    - Supply from the house into the Backflow Preventer with the standard 2...
  13. Thread: new home owner

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    This book has everything you need to know about...

    This book has everything you need to know about Sprinkler system from a to z. I have this book and love it. Worth every penny.
    Sprinklers and Watering Systems (Garden Maintenance) (Paperback)
    by...
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    Much better to replace the whole sprinkler head...

    Much better to replace the whole sprinkler head than just the cap.
    It is not that expensive anyway.
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    Most people use: Electrical Conduit Seal which...

    Most people use: Electrical Conduit Seal which lasts some 15-20 years or more. It is like chewing gum:

    http://www.acehardware.com/product/index.jsp?productId=1292747&CAWELAID=109328419
    ...
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    I understand the CFM issue that commercial lawn...

    I understand the CFM issue that commercial lawn service uses to bleed 99% of the water out of the sprinkler system, but read on...

    1. Water expands about 9% in volume when frozen:...
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    For those who want to connect Air Compressor to...

    For those who want to connect Air Compressor to Hose Bib, here is the setup I use (cost about $8 to put it together):

    - Part 1 is the standard 1/4" Air Compressor fitting
    - Part 2 is Adaptor to...
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    This thing is brass and rock solid!!! Use Teflon...

    This thing is brass and rock solid!!!
    Use Teflon Tape and put them together tight using adjustable wrench.
    It is bullet-proof!
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    Can someone shows me step-by-step how to build...

    Can someone shows me step-by-step how to build this compressor?

    1. Basically buy this Compressor (w/o motor):
    http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=93785

    2. Then get...
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    Somewhere on the internet, I gather that you...

    Somewhere on the internet, I gather that you don't need a tank, so a compressor alone is fine.

    Has anyone tried this?
    http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=93785
    ...
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    For those who want to connect Air Compressor to...

    For those who want to connect Air Compressor to Hose Bib, here is the setup I use (cost about $8 to put it together):

    - Part 1 is the standard 1/4" Air Compressor fitting
    - Part 2 is Adaptor to...
  22. Lawn Sprinkler: BackFlow Preventer, Take it in in Winter???

    Hi all,

    I am about to winterize my lawn Sprinkler System.

    Question is the BackFlow Preventer, does any of you take it inside (the removeable part of the BFP) in Winter???

    Thanks

    Cam...
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    I have a 5-gallon 130 psi compressor I use for...

    I have a 5-gallon 130 psi compressor I use for nail guns etc.

    I understand all those issues of professional air compressors psi and CFM (Volume matters b/c time is money for professional...
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    I have a 5-gallon 130 psi compressor I use for...

    I have a 5-gallon 130 psi compressor I use for nail guns etc.

    I understand all those issues of professional air compressors psi and CFM (Volume matters b/c time is money for professional...
  25. Thanks! I just disconnected the circuit...

    Thanks!

    I just disconnected the circuit breaker for AC Power Supply for the smoke detectors.
    It worked, i.e., when one some detector is activated, the rest are ALSO activated.

    Now I know that...
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