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    max length of faucet connector

    I'm planning a minor kitchen remodel and moving the sink is part of the plan. The house is on a slab so all the plumbing on the main floor is in concrete except the drain pipe which runs throught the...
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    That's just how I did it. Tightened it to the...

    That's just how I did it. Tightened it to the faucet shank nut first then the compression. It was seated perfectly but still had a drip. So did the other one. Someone suggested putting 2 or 3 wraps...
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    installed one copper tube this morning and it...

    installed one copper tube this morning and it drips at the faucet valve. I tightened more and it still drips. I took everything back off and the bullnose end that seats in the faucet valve body...
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    I ended up getting the chrome plated copper...

    I ended up getting the chrome plated copper tubes. I've never installed them before. They seem pretty straight forward except tightening the pipe to the faucet valve. The compression end I'm good...
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    thanks. I've done the loop trick before for...

    thanks. I've done the loop trick before for connections under vanities where it isn't seen but in this instance I need them for a console sink. Everything under it is in plain view. I have chrome...
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    faucet connectors

    Is 12" the shortest length made for stainless steel braided faucet connectors?
    It seems to be the shortest size I can find. What I need is 9" or 10" connectors. If they make them I love to know...
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    frozen shower arm

    I'm installing a new trim kit in my master bath. I just remodeled the bath with full tile walls. To be on the safe side I was going to break the shower arm loose before the tiles went up but with all...
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    which valve??

    I am trying to figure out if this american standard valve is a R110 or R120. Some sites advertise it as 120 but I'm sure it's 110. The sticker on the valve with the model numbers is illegible. This...
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    shower faucet

    I have american standard faucet in my shower. Is there any way of finding out which trim kits are interchangable with my valve. Replacing the valve is not an option. thanks
  10. Thread: toilet tank

    by farrington
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    toilet tank

    I did my first toilet install over the weekend and so far so good. One thing I'm not so sure about is the tank. I was told tighten the tank up until it touches the two ridges on the bowl that keep it...
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    Isn't anything made good anymore. I marked the...

    Isn't anything made good anymore. I marked the holes where to drill in the wall and the shelf support bracket split in half when I was taking the sink back off to drill. I could see the two halves of...
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    actually the leg setup is beefy. They are chrome...

    actually the leg setup is beefy. They are chrome plated brass. The legs along with the brase near the bottom weigh in at 25lbs and so it's not cheaply made. I should probably wait til monday to speak...
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    sink install

    I bought a american standard console sink for my remodeled bath. Basically a sink that rest on four legs. The install is pretty easy except for one step. The directions call for drilling holes in the...
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    flange height

    I installed a 1/2" closet flange extender which puts me 1/8" shy above finished floor. More like 3/32". I thought that was ok. Just by chance i was flipping through a plumbing book and read flanges...
  15. Thread: valve stops

    by farrington
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    valve stops

    Yesterday I picked up a few brasscraft compression stop valves for my bath. When I was grabbing them a guy next to me was complaining about the plastic stems the stops have on them now. He was a...
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    flange extender

    I picked up a package of Jones Stephens closet flange extenders today for a bath i remodeled. I'm sure you guys know what i'm talking about. It came with 1/2" and 1/4" spacers with gaskets attached....
  17. Thread: pipe noises

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    pipe noises

    I recently remodeled a second floor guest bath in my house. It is back to back with my master bath. The partition wall that seperates them is not on joist because of the all the drain pipes between...
  18. Thread: p-trap

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    p-trap

    Hello everyone. I have two quick questions. First is which looks better under a pedestal sink, 1 1/2 or 1 1/4 p-trap?? I think 1 1/2 will look bulky but I don't know what the norm is so I need some...
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    can't post a pic today but the one thing i was...

    can't post a pic today but the one thing i was curious about was i've only really seen supply lines going up. The HW and CW lines run mid height along the wall and then 45 angle down to the valves. I...
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    copper pipe angles

    Just thought i'd check something out before I finish up my latest project. Is there such a thing as too many 90 and 45 angles in a short run of copper pipe??? Pulled down the wall in a BR I'm...
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    the flange on there is pvc.

    the flange on there is pvc.
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    toilet flange

    my toilet needs to be 1/2" to 3/4" farther away from the wall because of remodeling. The flange is 12" on center from the wall. Do i need to use an offset flange or can i get away with reinstalling...
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