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    I'm sorry Dana, but outside of removing the pump...

    I'm sorry Dana, but outside of removing the pump and installing in an orientation consistent with your suggestion, is there anything else plausible I can do that will limit the noise ?
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    It's amazing what you can learn form the www....

    It's amazing what you can learn form the www. Thank you for taking the time to help this IT nerd better understand plumber speak.
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    This actually happens at my brothers house. Are...

    This actually happens at my brothers house. Are you referring to the TACO when you mention "it's running" ? The TACO is strictly circulating boiler water for this hot water loop, it's not playing a...
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    Dana - Tons of great information. Thanks. I...

    Dana -

    Tons of great information. Thanks.

    I don't have the option in re-arranging the pump configuration just yet, but I'll take note for future reference. But, as I understand it, the biggest...
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    rethinking my post, I should probably come up...

    rethinking my post, I should probably come up from the floor with bricks/blocks and shim once I get close, then attach strapping ?
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    Dana - Thank you for the helpful reply. ...

    Dana -

    Thank you for the helpful reply.

    Where the pump is located is the highest point in that loop. Do I shut off that valve and the hose valve next to the boiler, then bleed from the hose...
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    Hot Water Loop off Steam Boiler Suggestions

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    I have a hot water loop coming off my Burnham independence steam/gas boiler, as shown. I'm curious about a few things:


    How do I properly bleed this system without introducing air into...
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    Thanks for the clarification nomad.

    Thanks for the clarification nomad.
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    22353Great Thread. I'm a beginner and was...

    22353Great Thread. I'm a beginner and was wondering if you could identify some of the items I've marked up based on your picture.

    Green Circle: Is that santee going to a main drain and then a...
  10. I'm not a boiler expert either. But when you find...

    I'm not a boiler expert either. But when you find that your boiler shuts off, are you seeing the sight glass filled with water ? I had a similar issue happen a few weeks ago and decided to change...
  11. Removing that pigtail just requires a few turns...

    Removing that pigtail just requires a few turns from a channel-lock and a rag, so as to not bend/scratch the pipe ? The pigtail tube on my WM boiler is smooth, so curious if you would have to open up...
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    That's great information as always wjcandee,...

    That's great information as always wjcandee, Thank you very much!
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    safe to say the professionals recommend toilets...

    safe to say the professionals recommend toilets with at least a 3" flush valve ? Just more efficient, easier to obtain replacements? I plan on purhcasing a toto for my upcoming bathroom reno here in...
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    djn -- if you get the chance to post pics of what...

    djn -- if you get the chance to post pics of what the finished/accepted layout looks like that would be great.
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    Thanks for the info.

    Thanks for the info.
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    hj -- trying to shore up my knowledge. In the...

    hj -- trying to shore up my knowledge. In the event that a drain is that high, it's always best to install a P-trap for each sink and, if possible, use shorter strainer's ?
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    Mike - Any pics ?

    Mike - Any pics ?
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    Thanks for all your help so far hJ and everyone....

    Thanks for all your help so far hJ and everyone. My concern, now and in the future, is in the event the radius of the trap swing doesn't meet up with the tail piece. I suppose then adding piece of...
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    Thanks for the reply and confirmation. Would I...

    Thanks for the reply and confirmation. Would I need to glue the waste arm coming out of the drain? Or keep the nut that's currently attached ? Now I need a place where I can get a PVC p-trap without...
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    Help with Suspicious Drain Assembly....

    I have a rental and was informed of an issue with standing water in the kitchen sink. I took a look at the drain assembly, and based on lurking I've been doing on the forums, at first glance I figure...
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    your awesomeness knows no bounds. Thanks for the...

    your awesomeness knows no bounds. Thanks for the handy illustration.
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    Terry. Forgive me, I'm still learning. But that...

    Terry. Forgive me, I'm still learning. But that black 2" ABS 90 connecting into the 1 1/4" (?) trap -- what kind of washer is inside the abs to make the water tight seal into the 1 1/4 ? Or rather,...
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    Thanks Terry!

    Downstream of the vent means the 3" is physically attached below the 3x2 wye that vents the toilet, and which also may vent the lav. I'll search the forums/google for what a wet vent...
  24. Is there a name that identifies this kind of...

    Is there a name that identifies this kind of setup that's standard in the industry? I suspect the 3" abs to the right is going to the shower and the 1.5" on the left is going to the sink? I apologize...
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    Cool. Thanks!

    Cool. Thanks!
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