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    hj: Thanks for reply. While I agree task...

    hj: Thanks for reply. While I agree task simple, in this case, as indicated, was concerned over possibly breaking liner and having to eat tank. Value was metal BTW.
    Thanks for mentioning the...
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    I've also replaced them for Solar applications,...

    I've also replaced them for Solar applications, But this one was TIGHT!
    Was just wondering whether others had experienced issues with the newer Rheems as I'm sure the drain value is probably...
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    Replacing Drain Value with Ball Value

    The last new H20 heater I installed, I tried to remove the drain value (Rheem) and replace it will a Ball value for better cleaning.
    However, I could not get the drain value out without fear of...
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    Thanks for input. Unit is properly...

    Thanks for input.



    Unit is properly grounded. Rheem was kind enough to send me new dialetic nipples.
    Swapped in the new, so will see what happens.
    The new ones have an internal heat trap...
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    As I recall, when we started using Colorado River...

    As I recall, when we started using Colorado River Water ( in Tucson, AZ) there were a lot of pipe problems because of the "Ph" of the water.
    I know pinhole leaks in copper (especially horizontal...
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    Internal Heat Trap

    Curious if anyone has had any problems with the internal heat trap (rubber flapper) provided with Rheem H20 Heater nipples.
    Of particular interest is whether any experience with them (rubber...
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    Terry: Goodr thought. FWIW, plastic is on ID...

    Terry: Goodr thought.

    FWIW, plastic is on ID of nipple Not OD.
    Not sure where it could be coming from other then possibly small drip and since hot water side, its drying out but moisture remains...
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    Rheem - Galvanic Nipple Reaction??

    Put in a new Rheem (40 gal, electric) Fury 6YR approx. one year ago.
    The nipples (lined inside with some form of plastic?) came with the unit and were preinstalled.
    The nipples are connected to a...
  9. The floor is both flat and level. The primary...

    The floor is both flat and level.
    The primary reason I chose the fiberglass was the weight issue -- plus -- the shower will be solid surface instead of tile.
    The underside ribbing is 6 in O.C. and...
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    FWIW I'd look into an oscillating saw (if the...

    FWIW I'd look into an oscillating saw (if the tile is secure). They make several attachments with grit (carbide and maybe even diamond) that work well for cutting tile.
    Altermatively, you may be...
  11. Shower Pan (Fiberglass) Install on Wood Floor

    I'm getting to put a shower pan on a wood floor which is unique in my part of the country.
    The pan has cross ribbing which rest on the floor.
    In dry fitting pan the two opposite corners rest a...
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    hj: For me, a lot of this pipe stuff is...

    hj: For me, a lot of this pipe stuff is confusing -- to many options.
    From what I understand, SDR is a calculation (Pipe Wall / Pipe Diameter) and can apply to any pipe -- even pressure rated....
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    Pipe and Fittings ?

    I will compare 4 inch pipes for discussion purposes and use this for my question(s).
    There appears to be three types of 4 inch pipe as follows:

    ASTM...................OD.................Wall...
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    I can't speak for other lids, but this one...

    I can't speak for other lids, but this one varies. IMHO best is just use tank itself as water level.

    ====== QUESTION ===================

    Went ahead and cored a 5 inch hole for the link...
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    Thanks for your input. I used a transit,...

    Thanks for your input.



    I used a transit, but to confirm, I filled the tank to the inlet invert then measured down from the outlet invert to the water.



    My preference. Now I think of if...
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    Septic Tank Redo

    Whoever installed the septic tank installed it backwards -- outlet higher inlet by about 1 inch.
    I'm planning on having a new outlet holed cored around 1 1/2 to 2 inches below the current.
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    2 inch pipe to P Trap

    I have a 2 inch horizontal drain line running through the wall cavity that I want to
    turn out for a bath sink. Just found out they don't make 2 inch trap adapters.

    My thoughts are to downsize...
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    Shower Rain Head

    Just looking for some feedback on Rain Heads in a small neo shower (38 x 38).
    Never used one but me thinks:
    1) you'd have a hard time soaping up with the water running.
    2) There may be more...
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    Just went through this when flushing the copper...

    Just went through this when flushing the copper lines to solder in a new line. The undersink valve had a lot of trash and would Not shut off.
    Removed the value and cleaned out the trash (minerals...
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    jadnashua : Way deeper than the aerator stage...

    jadnashua : Way deeper than the aerator stage -- and yes the aerators had deposits but are clean now.

    Winslow (followup please)

    I rigged up an old PP stem with a fitting so I could attach my...
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    Water Pressure now low

    I needed to solder a new copper line to an existing cold water line in the master bath.
    I used an air compressor to blow out the lines and kept the pressure less than 50 pounds.
    Examination of...
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    Thanks Jim for the feedback.

    Thanks Jim for the feedback.
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    Any suggestions on manufacturers of: 1) ...

    Any suggestions on manufacturers of:

    1) thermostatically controlled valve that also has two knobs or handles
    2) two handle pressure balance
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    Thanks: Looking at 38x38 neo's. Since this...

    Thanks:

    Looking at 38x38 neo's.
    Since this is pier and beam -- not -- slab on grade (have few this part country, sure a lot in Canada)
    I rejected tile out of concerns of any potential floor...
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    Thanks: I have an old PP I was planning on...

    Thanks:

    I have an old PP I was planning on reusing in this small bath remodel. Has worked great for 30+ years.
    Personally prefer the two versus one handle
    Will take a look see at the Dselta...
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