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01-27-12, 12:22 PM
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Posted By shacko

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21lNl77-RzL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21lNl77-RzL._SL500_AA300_.jpg


Something of this type should work, check on the net for other options, you will need to look for toilet flange extensions;...
01-03-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,945
Posted By shacko

WarnLot: I was looking at the pictures of...

WarnLot:

I was looking at the pictures of your proposed hook-up, if nobody mentioned your closet flange has to be installed flush with the finish floor, should be installed after tile, if you are...
01-02-12, 11:49 AM
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Views: 3,945
Posted By shacko

http://www.search-best-cartoon.com/images/homer_si...

http://www.search-best-cartoon.com/images/homer_simpson.jpg

Its either the boose or the age thats causing me these problems, but I wont give up the boose :eek:

Thanks for the help, it...
01-01-12, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,945
Posted By shacko

lawrosa: I hate to bug you but can you tell...

lawrosa:

I hate to bug you but can you tell me exactly how you put the pictures on your post that shows the street ell and closet flange. I been away from this site for a while and I can't...
12-27-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,542
Posted By shacko

ray2047: I'm not the brightest bulb working on a...

ray2047: I'm not the brightest bulb working on a computer, but I think that you could add a image before the site was changed without using something like (Photobucket) which I have never been able...
12-25-11, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,542
Posted By shacko

Unhappy Post

Its been a while since I've been on this site and now I find out you can't post attachments anymore; this makes me sad because the best way to teach a subject that someone is unfamiliar with is by...
10-05-11, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By shacko

If you look at your fittings you are making a S...

If you look at your fittings you are making a S when you drop the outlet side down, you can't run a trap that way, you have to come off the back of the trap with a straight pipe with 1/4 in. fall to...
10-04-11, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By shacko

What you have done is to create a s-trap which is...

What you have done is to create a s-trap which is illegal in most areas; you can't go up and back down on a p-trap, sorry
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Views: 1,567
Posted By shacko

...I see several that you push down inside the...

...I see several that you push down inside the pipe and then screw to the floor. Will that work fine?...

That should be fine if you are using it in a 4in pipe, it dosen't matter if you use the...
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Views: 2,117
Posted By shacko

If you have a Fluidmaster 400A it should have a...

If you have a Fluidmaster 400A it should have a cap on the to that you can lift off, under that is a lever coming out of the top, turn it about a 1/4 turn to the left and it should come off, look...
05-01-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,423
Posted By shacko

If it doesn't have an arrow on it you can install...

If it doesn't have an arrow on it you can install it either way:thinker:
04-22-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,840
Posted By shacko

The plastic type pipes will bend if they are out...

The plastic type pipes will bend if they are out in the sun without fasteners on them, most of them also don't have ultra-violet inhibiters in them so the sun will cause damage; what you have to do...
04-20-11, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 874
Posted By shacko

Yes. You should have at least one main clean-out

Yes. You should have at least one main clean-out
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Posted By shacko

...which is to raise the height of my DWV "T" by...

...which is to raise the height of my DWV "T" by about 3 inches...

If you are raising the tee that the trap ties into you better be careful; you could raise it to where the hook-up wont work :eek:
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Views: 48,150
Posted By shacko

If you are talking about the drain that goes thru...

If you are talking about the drain that goes thru the sink you will have to take it off and reseal; you are talking about the one that should have putty on the top?

>>>I assume that as you tighten...
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Views: 684
Posted By shacko

I don't quite what you are saying, there are no...

I don't quite what you are saying, there are no standard one inch traps for a sink.

Depending on the type of trap you can have a trap seal with a washer or a plastic to plastic joint, I still need...
04-09-11, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,611
Posted By shacko

>>>I wonder why they ran 3" vent?<<< A lot...

>>>I wonder why they ran 3" vent?<<<

A lot of jurisdictions require a full size vent all the way thru the roof; regardless of the fixture load.
04-06-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,827
Posted By shacko

Stainless putty Original plumber's putty ...

Stainless putty Original plumber's putty
Component % by weight Component % by weight

Paraplex G-40 18 Hydrocarbon Oil 13
Bentone 34 1 Bentone 34 2
Royal Queen Clay 8 Royal...
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Views: 2,188
Posted By shacko

>>>Is this common to have a sump pit with no...

>>>Is this common to have a sump pit with no pipes punching through the sides? The bottom looks to be open, but is that a common practice to just allow the water level to rise from the bottom? We've...
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Views: 6,440
Posted By shacko

I have to agree with Chandler, something dosen't...

I have to agree with Chandler, something dosen't look right about the fitting and pipe, wish the picture showed more of the pipe :confused:
03-29-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,874
Posted By shacko

If you have a tub rough-in in a cement slab...

If you have a tub rough-in in a cement slab unless it is perfect you will never be able to hook it up without a box around the pipe; I always use a 8x12in:thinker:
03-29-11, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,904
Posted By shacko

I think you are a little wrong on your statement...

I think you are a little wrong on your statement on wet vents, the UPC states this:

908.1.1 Where Permitted. Wet venting is limited
to vertical drainage piping receiving the
discharge from the...
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Views: 709
Posted By shacko

Don't forget that you have to have the traps by...

Don't forget that you have to have the traps by the sinks and a vent line unless your jurisdiction allows AAV'S
03-20-11, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,335
Posted By shacko

You do know that most jurisdictions will allow...

You do know that most jurisdictions will allow gas pipe to be concealed don't you?, you just can't conceal a valve or union. :thinker:
03-18-11, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,792
Posted By shacko

You have to find where the shut off is for that...

You have to find where the shut off is for that pipe, shut off the water, then cut it off so you can get the existing dish washer out of the way, your new dish washer will need to tie into that pipe...
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