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    jimbo and hj...thanks for the explanation of why...

    jimbo and hj...thanks for the explanation of why I can't find a lever-type valve. Guess I'm stuck with what's available. I'm still not convinced that a pull and turn, or a two control valve are any...
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    Thanks jadnashua...I understand all of that. It's...

    Thanks jadnashua...I understand all of that. It's just hard to believe that in the 15 years since my house was built that the single lever, turn for temp, lift for volume control has gone out of...
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    OK - I looked at the Delta 700 Series. They wold...

    OK - I looked at the Delta 700 Series. They wold work, but I really prefer the tip up lever and don't understand why they are so common for sinks, were once common for showers, and now I can't find a...
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    Thanks jimbo...will check it out. Optiker

    Thanks jimbo...will check it out.

    Optiker
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    Shower-only valve/faucet/trim

    I'm installing a new shower in a new bathroom. The two existing showers in the house have shower valves that are like the ones on many sinks - a lever that points downward/forward normally, swings...
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    Time to fish or cut bait!

    Between what I've read here and failing to get any encouragement from local friends who are more knowledgeable than I, I've backed away from tankless and decided to just...
  7. I'm looking at an Ultramax II. I've seen Gwyneth...

    I'm looking at an Ultramax II. I've seen Gwyneth and Ultramax II under the same manufacturer's number (TOTO MS604114CEFG). Are they the same toilet?

    Thanks!
    Optiker
  8. Brand recommendations?

    Based on everything I've now read here and elsewhere, and my specific needs, I guess I've decided to take the plunge and buy an electric tankless water heater. I'm about ready to place an online...
  9. Dana.. Thanks for the reply. Gas is not an...

    Dana..

    Thanks for the reply. Gas is not an alternative as we don't have natural gas available and propane would require a whole new installation. Electric service is already in place with more...
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    What's your price on the Ultramax II? I'm in the...

    What's your price on the Ultramax II? I'm in the TriCities (Zipcode 99320) area...do you ship, and if so, what shipping cost?

    Thanks for the quick reply!
    Optiker
  11. Tankless for occasional use in new addition guest bath

    I've browsed some of the posts on tankless water heaters and get the impression that in general, folks aren't too happy with them. My sister had a whole house system in a very large house, and I...
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    Toto Eco Ultramax vs Ulramax II

    In browsing the web for Toto toilet information, I came across two models that are similar in price, but different models and am interested in anybody can comment on differences.

    Eco Ultramax ADA...
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    Redwood...right. After I gave it some thought, I...

    Redwood...right. After I gave it some thought, I realized that. I tend to think through projects and visualize each step looking for "gotchas" and then think through solutions and backup solutions...
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    That makes sense! I don't know what a spring...

    That makes sense! I don't know what a spring bender is, but if it's what it sounds like, I think I can picture it. I can probably find or borrow one.

    Thanks again!

    Optiker
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    Thanks Jimbo! Optiker

    Thanks Jimbo!

    Optiker
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    Kitchen faucet - bending copper supply tubes

    I posted a few days ago regarding the Moen kitchen faucet I bought for my new kitchen sink. Now that I am about ready to install the sink and faucet, I see that the copper supply tubes are bent at a...
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    Over the counter sink installation

    I'm about ready to install an over the counter acrylic kitchen sink. It is a replacement, and the hole is the correct size.

    I have two questions.

    1. No clips were supplied with the sink, and...
  18. Jimbo... Thanks! Just what I needed to know....

    Jimbo...

    Thanks! Just what I needed to know. Agree on your comment on instructions sheets. I haven't opened it yet, but went out online to their site to try to find out about reversal, and...
  19. Kitchen faucet - left to right reversal of spray

    I bought a Moen kitchen faucet, model 87484SL which has the spray on the left, without thinking about it. I haven't opened it yet, so can still return it, but would prefer the spray on the right, and...
  20. Terry... Thank you for adding the pictures and...

    Terry...

    Thank you for adding the pictures and for the link to the comments. Looks like most folks hate it. However, I don't care about the noise when the alternative is multiple flushes and...
  21. Bob... Sorry...nothing you've said sounds like...

    Bob...

    Sorry...nothing you've said sounds like what I'm looking at. "Little ball on the end of the little flipping bucket"? Are you sure you're talking about the American Standard Champion toilet?...
  22. Flush Valve Seal Replacement - Am. Std. Champion

    http://www.terrylove.com/images/Bad-Good-Seal.jpg
    http://www.terrylove.com/wwwboard/messages2/42893.html

    A couple of years ago we replaced our toilet that was having trouble flushing with an...
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