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    1) hope you have liability insurance. 2) don't...

    1) hope you have liability insurance.
    2) don't use so much teflon tape, it will break fittings


    At best, the relief valve would only blow out and lodge in the poor customer's brain as he's...
  2. You're joking right? Those are dielectric...

    You're joking right? Those are dielectric nipples with heat-traps on that old rheem. Probably what helped it last this long.
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    +1 I've often wished that myself.

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    I've often wished that myself.
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    I solder up the shower valves before the valve is...

    I solder up the shower valves before the valve is mounted, usually just enough pipe and fittings to get me away from the wood. Sure, it burns up a few couplings but the wood doesn't get charred.
    ...
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    Weir of the trap has no bearing on horizontal...

    Weir of the trap has no bearing on horizontal venting height, only on distance of trap to vent, offsets before vent and tailpiece length. But on to what you meant.


    MN Plumbing Code: ...
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    MN says this about about traps (with emphasis...

    MN says this about about traps (with emphasis added):







    http://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/bin/getpub.php?pubtype=RULE_CHAP&year=current&chapter=4715
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    Pre-rinse sprayer? Mop faucet used as feed for...

    Pre-rinse sprayer? Mop faucet used as feed for chemical/soap dispenser?
  8. I've seen several instances of storm drain piping...

    I've seen several instances of storm drain piping in old homes. These were usually run from the base of the gutter downspouts, into the dwelling below grade and tieing into the sanitary through a...
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    Teeing off will reduce wait time for hot water,...

    Teeing off will reduce wait time for hot water, eg: Shaving before showering.

    Teeing off will also ease installation of a recirc in the future.
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    Neither have I, but I've looked through the clear...

    Neither have I, but I've looked through the clear plastic housing and saw it.
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    I use a General freeze kit where I work, CO2...

    I use a General freeze kit where I work, CO2 setup. Runs up to 2" steel. I always make sure I have 2 20# tanks full before I freeze.

    We bill out the CO2 and $100 for the kit. Depending on the...
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    The inner stem on the 1225 is half-mooned in the...

    The inner stem on the 1225 is half-mooned in the mixing stage of the stem, so there are no diagonal o-rings.
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    Primary control, motor and transformer are the...

    Primary control, motor and transformer are the only potential problems.


    Check this site: http://www.bockwaterheaters.com/Products/oil_water_heaters.html


    Looks like the 32E or 33E would be...
  14. If you haven't noticed, the newest (past 20 years...

    If you haven't noticed, the newest (past 20 years or better) trends are to have the stopper within the vessel it serves. This serves to keep the vessel more sanitary.

    A vessel without an integral...
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    We use Kenways on our trucks for the small drain...

    We use Kenways on our trucks for the small drain machines, so we have a bunch of those circlip tools around for maintainance.

    I guess I'm the odd-man-out when it comes to Moen. The only issues...
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    I use a TIF 8800A. I've had this model for ~6...

    I use a TIF 8800A. I've had this model for ~6 years (and short of replacing the rechargeable batteries once, and a tip after it got messed up with rectorseal when I borrowed it to a co-worker), it...
  17. Thread: Is this OK?

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    Unless your ejector is air operated, it is fine...

    Unless your ejector is air operated, it is fine to tie in with the other vents.
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    Contact your water utility for a new tailpiece.

    Contact your water utility for a new tailpiece.
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    How about vents? Or do you spend the big bucks...

    How about vents? Or do you spend the big bucks and use vent 90's, lol.
  20. Thread: Is this OK?

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    I would add to the above with: Dump the closet...

    I would add to the above with: Dump the closet (via san tee) into stack above the double combo for your horizontal branches. Being your horizontals are already vented, this will prevent potential...
  21. Thread: Vents

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    San tee on it's back is suitable for venting in...

    San tee on it's back is suitable for venting in MN. I've put in a few in ND, but I think they're just amazed at seeing a vent. :D
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    http://www.tjernlund.com/gassidewall.htm

    http://www.tjernlund.com/gassidewall.htm
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    My bad, it's a microamp signal we're looking for...

    My bad, it's a microamp signal we're looking for here. The ignitor is also the flame rod in your case. A little googling on 'Flame rectification' can probably help you better than I have.
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    Thank you Sir, you are too.(even if you do look a...

    Thank you Sir, you are too.(even if you do look a lot like Walter Mathau)
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    Actually there is something a bit funny about...

    Actually there is something a bit funny about galvanic corrosion. Whichever is larger, the anodic (think steel) or the cathodic (think copper) material in a system will dictate how severe corrosion...
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