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    no short cuts

    you got a cast iron double vented house trap.the first plug is on the street side,what you are tying into is the house side ,usually we access here when there is a stoppage.that 4 inch pvc at the...
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    sump vent

    sump vent must run individually thru roof and min half diameter of waste but 1ft below roof line increase to 3in
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    let me guess,that horizontal vent,i bet there was...

    let me guess,that horizontal vent,i bet there was a ty before the trap for the shower.that ty then ran horizontal with a little pitch back to the trap,then that horizontal vent turned into a vertical...
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    it was on a test in ny.ive never done it as we...

    it was on a test in ny.ive never done it as we individually vent our fixtures,that is why i am having trouble with this,
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    wet vent?

    waiting for my ipc book to come but in the meantime i still have a ? on wet venting. how do i draw an isometric drawing of a bathroom(toilet ,sink,tub) and directly behind bathsink is a kitchen combo...
  6. guess you dont have freezing problems like we...

    guess you dont have freezing problems like we do.in ny they want min 3inthru roof and extend a minimum of 18 inches
  7. where i live inspector said if he saw branches...

    where i live inspector said if he saw branches of a water main in pex he would fail.i stick with copper,,,tried and tested.
  8. some say min 2 inch vent some say 1.5 inch.if...

    some say min 2 inch vent some say 1.5 inch.if toilet were 4 in vent would be 2in.half the diameter.where i work in nyc toilet would require 2in vent however as i am learning about wet venting and...
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    book you suggested is in the mail.thanks

    book you suggested is in the mail.thanks
  10. from what i hear about pex as a potable water...

    from what i hear about pex as a potable water source,you are only meant to use it as a home run system.check the inside diameter of that tee you are going to cut in.this is one of the drawbacks of...
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    the guy swears by it and says it is always pretty...

    the guy swears by it and says it is always pretty close.i know what you are saying about taking everything into account insulation etc,i even called slantfinn and they said they stopped making that...
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    to funny,if i could i would send it.i tried to...

    to funny,if i could i would send it.i tried to download that programme before but i have a mac and the programme is not compatable.i am no computer whizz .i tried wrightsoft to and the same result.i...
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    heatloss calc.

    slantfinn used to provide a heat loss calculation programme.they discontinued it a few years back.does anyone have access to this programme and if so would you be willing to part with it for a few...
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    thankyou everyone think i got it.sorry about the...

    thankyou everyone think i got it.sorry about the confusion about the diagram,layout was double compartment kitchen sink on the same floor level and on the other side of the wall was bathroom.examiner...
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    burnham-iq boiler

    would love to be able to get the burnham but$$$$$$$ are tight.has anyone had experience with oil fired slantfin boilers
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    nope,we all do the same type,from what i can...

    nope,we all do the same type,from what i can tell you there isnt a plumber in nyc who does it,commercial or residential.only time we stack vent a fixture is a toilet on the top floor that comes...
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    great,thanks.in my code book it says you can only...

    great,thanks.in my code book it says you can only wet vent a bathroom,unless i am misreading it.on my exam they had a diagram of a kitchen back to back with a bathroom and wanted everything wet...
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    thankyou,i will look right now.i failed an exam...

    thankyou,i will look right now.i failed an exam on wet venting last week.at work we vent every fixture,i just cant get my head around all these other methods.thanks again
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    wet venting books?

    does anyone have a good recomendation of plumbing books that show wet venting isometric drawings etc,thanks
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    ideally you want to caulk the ferrule into the...

    ideally you want to caulk the ferrule into the joint.get you piece of ci.fill joint with oakem leaving about 1 inch.get a couple of bars of 60/40 solder.melt in pot.pour into fittting.hit it in to...
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    well somehow we are still able to run copper and...

    well somehow we are still able to run copper and cast iron,also staying busy. i just think it is a shame how the standards are lowered and plumbing is becoming more handyman than a real trade,you as...
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    plumbing codes

    new to the site and am enjoying it.been plumbing in nyc for 10 yrs and have gained a lot of appreciation for the old timers and how they worked.as far as i know nyc has a pretty strict code.we vent...
  23. here is what you do,cut the lead about 4 inches...

    here is what you do,cut the lead about 4 inches from the hub,there will be a brass ferrule sticking out of hub.get a torch and heat ferrule,wipe it clean with a scratch pad.you should have about...
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