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06-28-19, 03:54 AM
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Posted By Bob_Plumb

Thanks Pilot Dane, well said.

Thanks Pilot Dane, well said.
06-28-19, 03:28 AM
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Views: 345
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Yeah. Frankly I'd like to buy an air pump and...

Yeah. Frankly I'd like to buy an air pump and convert my tank to aerobic operation. There seem to be a lot more advantages than disadvantages with that.

Or, with a short intake vent on a tank,...
06-27-19, 03:59 PM
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Views: 345
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Concrete septic tank deterioration. Due to poor venting?

So, after fixing a section of my vent stack section I got fascinated with the whole design of newer code systems, and then that led me to more reading.

I found some articles that suggest concrete...
06-26-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Thank you sir. I'll ask for code around here.

Thank you sir. I'll ask for code around here.
06-22-19, 04:47 PM
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Views: 839
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Tumble, yeah I am inclined to agree, but the...

Tumble, yeah I am inclined to agree, but the pattern does seem to be there. The only other possibility is the check valve for this lift pump has a itty bitty leak in it. Time will tell. :-)
06-22-19, 04:28 PM
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Views: 839
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Norm201 I am pretty sure it was under pressure....

Norm201 I am pretty sure it was under pressure. The section of pipe had to 90 elbows (to go from vertical, horizontal and then back to vertical) and also two 22.5 elbows rotated 180 to create some...
06-08-19, 05:35 PM
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Views: 839
Posted By Bob_Plumb

I'll try to get a picture but it won't reveal...

I'll try to get a picture but it won't reveal much. Yeah its the vent pipe, or vent stack pipe as some call it I think. It comes down from the roof, then there is a 90 elbow, and after just a few...
06-08-19, 04:25 PM
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Views: 839
Posted By Bob_Plumb

90 elbow black abs: hair line crack

So I am perplex. We discovered a water leak. Very long story I determined that the 90 elbow on the bottom of my stink pipe has a hair line crack. We have never had a water leak issue before, the...
03-23-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,450
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Not to resurrect an old discussion post, but I...

Not to resurrect an old discussion post, but I did want to give you guys a ton of thanks. Due to life getting in the way of life, we never did do the tile job until this past Feb.

Right or wrong,...
06-11-18, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Thanks guys. Much appreciated.

Thanks guys. Much appreciated.
06-10-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Bob_Plumb

High quality sandpaper

Getting tired of these 'top quality heavy-durable' sandpaper that either loses its grit in a minute, or the paper is so thin, that it tears just as quick.

Can any of you guys tell me you #1 choice...
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Views: 1,854
Posted By Bob_Plumb

I am a big fan of Samsung Smart TVs. Why, because...

I am a big fan of Samsung Smart TVs. Why, because most if not all support a feature known as DLNA. DLNA lets you very easily stream media content from your computer to the TV. I built a media server...
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Views: 1,551
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Which is why I suggested taking the car to a...

Which is why I suggested taking the car to a Honda garage. They are the experts of your Honda car.

And I don't think the thread derailed. People offer their opinion/knowledge, and sometimes other...
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Views: 1,551
Posted By Bob_Plumb

I really wish I had not deleted my YouTube...

I really wish I had not deleted my YouTube channel where I had posted videos of my homemade DC based generator. 10 HP gas engine, 200 amp transport truck alternator, and ac/dc inverter. Anyway in...
02-06-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Thanks a bunch XSleeper; appreciate your taking...

Thanks a bunch XSleeper; appreciate your taking the time to respond.
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Views: 1,551
Posted By Bob_Plumb

This is likely due to belt slip because the...

This is likely due to belt slip because the alternator is much harder to turn over when charging a battery, in this case heavy charging of a dead battery. In some cases the noise won't go away until...
02-05-18, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By Bob_Plumb

For my own curious interest, (and I'm guessing...

For my own curious interest, (and I'm guessing this varys according to area building codes) but wouldn't he 'just' have to restore to 1900 building code to get an approval from the engineer? And if...
01-27-18, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Since drainage is question, how about one of...

Since drainage is question, how about one of those lift pumps? My buddy has a bathroom in his basement, and he has a lift pump box behind his toilet. The shower and sink are plumbed into it too. I...
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Thanks Marq1. :thumbup: (Adding filler here...

Thanks Marq1. :thumbup:

(Adding filler here so my message is more than 25 characters. :D )
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Views: 21,533
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Guys, a question more for me than for SJMaye....

Guys, a question more for me than for SJMaye. Firstly there doesn't look to be a lot of soil between the driveway and wall. Could the earth behind the wall be removed, the wall then put back into...
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Question Any risk of adding a french drain (interceptor trench) around my house?

Firstly, I have no reason or indication that the weeping tile around my house has any issues. Nothing inside the house indicates anything is wrong, and the weeping tile discharge pipe flows...
01-18-18, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Bob_Plumb

My amateur DIY mind thinks that you run the risk...

My amateur DIY mind thinks that you run the risk of that post 'kicking out' over time. You didn't say what the post is supporting? A fence, a storehouse, deck?

Are you able to pour a little...
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Thanks Czizzi, yeah I know there are people that...

Thanks Czizzi, yeah I know there are people that do it, but around here, that is very unpopular. Probably because there were too many failures, and likely due to sloppy work, not having the wax wark...
01-11-18, 03:57 PM
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Views: 1,487
Posted By Bob_Plumb

WTH that's my place dude!! :eek::D Firstly...

WTH that's my place dude!! :eek::D

Firstly around 1:06 in the 2nd video do I see a dropped down spout ? ;)

Cold cold temps can do lots of funky things. I'm wondering if a little moisture...
01-11-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,450
Posted By Bob_Plumb

Righto, thanks again everyone. :thumbup:

Righto, thanks again everyone. :thumbup:
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