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  1. Like said by DonL, no way that pump will flow...

    Like said by DonL, no way that pump will flow 1350com in the above configuration. In all actuality, the flushing process is very uneventful. I just let it run for 45-60 minutes while i do some...
  2. I use a small 1/6 HP submersible pump from Harbor...

    I use a small 1/6 HP submersible pump from Harbor Freight. Add a 5 gallon bucket with about 3-1/2 gallons of Vinegar and two washing machine hoses (if you have tankless service taps) for...
  3. Same here... I bought the Hach 5B.. which worked...

    Same here... I bought the Hach 5B.. which worked flawlessly, with repeatable results. Six months later, I just finished having a pool built and now I use the Hach 5b to test the pool water hardness...
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    Not a pro. plumber... Clamping the rigid...

    Not a pro. plumber...

    Clamping the rigid piping (if using copper) or clamping around the valve body itself is the best way. Just make sure you use similar metals for the clamps... ie.. don't use...
  5. I might not be much help, since I live in CA, but...

    I might not be much help, since I live in CA, but I did recently install one of the Rheem high efficiency Condensing tankless water heaters. After 8 months of service with the unit, I can't stop...
  6. Thanks... installed without the inserts and so...

    Thanks... installed without the inserts and so far no drips....
  7. Watts Quick Connect / John Guest style fittings... proper installation?

    I just need to make the final connections on my Reverse Osmosis system. Kit I purchased included John Guest type quick connect fittings for the plastic tubing (polyethylene). The tubing that was...
  8. I went through a tankless retro-fit in my 1961...

    I went through a tankless retro-fit in my 1961 house about 7 months ago. It involved re-piping my main gas line from the meter to the unit, to supply the units 199K btu requirement. I bought the...
  9. Like said above, go the John Bridge tile forums...

    Like said above, go the John Bridge tile forums and ask the same exact question.. with better pics. But... as of right now, it looks like that is indeed drywall and drywall mud, which is a huge...
  10. Thanks... I have my RO unit on order and will...

    Thanks... I have my RO unit on order and will most likely plumb lines to the sink and fridge. Funny how the deciding factor was our dog who won't drink the softened water..lol
  11. Finally finished my install of my 32K Fleck 5600...

    Finally finished my install of my 32K Fleck 5600 SXT whole house water softener system. Everything went on without hitch, although I was scared for a little while because the water was pretty...
  12. So.. Yesterday I completed my 6 month descaling...

    So.. Yesterday I completed my 6 month descaling of my Rheem Condensing Tankless water heater. I used the 1/6hp pump below that I purchased at HF with my 20% coupon. I then sourced two 6ft washing...
  13. A 1/2 hp unit seems like a huge overkill to...

    A 1/2 hp unit seems like a huge overkill to descale a tankless. I'll be using a 1/6hp pump I picked up at HF... I'll check in to post the results once I'm done....
  14. That's good info to know... I've been using my...

    That's good info to know... I've been using my Rheem Condensing unit since early April, when you helped me with my install... thanks again for that. For the 7 months in service, I have been very...
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    That sink has a standard 2 hole faucet...

    That sink has a standard 2 hole faucet arrangement. The third hole is used for the pop-up lever and will be covered by the center section of the faucet. I did a quick search for a google image to...
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    I'm no plumber... but I have had a similar...

    I'm no plumber... but I have had a similar situation.. and I did stay in a Holiday Inn once...

    First.. I'm assuming you are testing your gas line with your gas meter disconnected from the...
  17. Awesome Idea... I'll run the unsoftened garden...

    Awesome Idea... I'll run the unsoftened garden hose through the window into the shower with a sprinkler attached. I think she'll get the hint... lol..
  18. Thanks again... Looks like I'll just order the...

    Thanks again...

    Looks like I'll just order the 5600SXT and call it a day... I'll start working out the calculations for the settings once I get the unit. Funny thing about adding this water...
  19. Thanks for the reply... Any advantage to going...

    Thanks for the reply...

    Any advantage to going with a 7000SXT over the 5600SXT for such a basic install? I do like the fact that the 7000SXT will give me less pressure drop across the valve head,...
  20. Water softener sizing and system selection?

    Hello, I've been utilizing this site for various plumbing projects around the house and now its time to take care of my water softening, filtering needs. Thanks in advance...

    I recently re-piped...
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    I know this thread is old... but I purchased the...

    I know this thread is old... but I purchased the HACH 5B recently based original posters questions.

    So.. I tried the test three times using the instructions on back of the box, but I'm still...
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    Toto Neorest 500 / Toto Drake II

    Toto Neorest 500 / Toto Drake II
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    I'm using the iBox in my current bathroom...

    I'm using the iBox in my current bathroom remodel. The iBox unit itself comes with three brass 3/4" x 1/2" bushings inside the package. Just buy one extra if you plan on using 1/2" for all your...
  24. Thanks hj, I'll leave the vent up in the...

    Thanks hj,

    I'll leave the vent up in the ceiling when I drywall and make sure it doesn't get plugged up when I blow in insulation recover the areas where I removed the ceiling. I can probably...
  25. I think I need to explain my situation a little...

    I think I need to explain my situation a little better.

    - I live in sunny socal, where we didn't see temps below 40 degrees this year. Freezing is not an issue.
    - Standard 40 gallon gas fired...
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