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Thanks for all the replies. That link...

Thanks for all the replies.


That link was very useful, showing the exact model unit and how they extended the exhaust.


I got this far today, not very far....
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Extending an exhaust system on a gas powered generator

Here are some images of my generator in question:

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My plan with this...
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Clothes are decent now. I did have some towels...

Clothes are decent now. I did have some towels that had somewhat of a scent but I figure it might take a couple washes or more (doing that today) to get them 100% clean.

Vineager was used...
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I would presume metal. It appears that way...

I would presume metal. It appears that way without pulling the front cover off.

When the washing machine comes to a stop, it's abrupt. It "used" to come to a slow stop. I'm presuming the...
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Lightbulb All of your responses were good, if only I...

All of your responses were good, if only I followed them. :(


Well, with the start of spring I couldn't even go in the basement while the machine ran, it smelled that bad.


One thing I never...
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Posted By DUNBAR PLUMBER

What I keep reading over and over on this thread...

What I keep reading over and over on this thread is the tank wobble.


"Tank Wobble" is something that causes no issues as long as the tank to bowl bolts are firmly snugged and incapable of not...
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Purchase a closet auger/toilet auger to attempt...

Purchase a closet auger/toilet auger to attempt to remove the obstruction from the toilet. That's a hand cranking cable that protects the trapway while running a cable that flexes around the trap and...
12-24-11, 12:08 AM
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Rest in Peace Majakdragon. Terry passed away a...

Rest in Peace Majakdragon. Terry passed away a couple months ago from lung cancer. Someone who gave of himself to others with free advice on numerous forums across the internet, providing a lot of...
12-24-11, 12:04 AM
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Zurn makes a quality Air Gap but it's ridiculous...

Zurn makes a quality Air Gap but it's ridiculous that they do not offer long shank designs or different colors/product finishes.

The ones at the big box stores are usually unreliable for long term...
12-24-11, 12:00 AM
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If your piping is that of such where they...

If your piping is that of such where they chronically need cleaning, I would suggest a cleanout access.

The closer a plumber can access the piping system nearest to the obstruction the better.
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12-23-11, 11:55 PM
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I had this very exact situation happen with a...

I had this very exact situation happen with a customer of mine. Granted, I do not work for this customer anymore because of their embarrassment regarding the situation.

I get called out for...
12-23-11, 11:42 PM
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Posted By DUNBAR PLUMBER

Good and bad plumbers Good and bad teachers ...

Good and bad plumbers

Good and bad teachers

Good and bad doctors.


If that shower has not been rebuilt/wearable parts haven't been replaced in a number of years, first idea is to start at...
12-23-11, 11:36 PM
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Posted By DUNBAR PLUMBER

I would use a mechanical coupling that is...

I would use a mechanical coupling that is shielded so that you can properly attach that piping together.
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Clothes Sour/Smell Bad after Washing

I have a washing machine (Maytag) that is creating sour clothes, even if I take the clothes immediately out of the machine.


I tried switching detergents (liquid)

I tried adjusting the size of...
01-30-11, 11:26 PM
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A drain cable with an aggressive blade should...

A drain cable with an aggressive blade should manage a great deal of the removal of debri inside the drains.
01-20-11, 09:12 AM
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Exclamation A common situation with the Air Gap is no fault...

A common situation with the Air Gap is no fault to the Air Gap itself. It has no moving parts to wear out.

2 things become obvious when they start to leak in an area not designed for water flow,...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-08-10, 07:13 PM
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Somewhere in that equation is a faucet, or set of...

Somewhere in that equation is a faucet, or set of valves that has combined hot and cold together somewhere, allowing the mixing of hot and cold.
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If you did not use OEM Delta products, this is...

If you did not use OEM Delta products, this is why the faucet is leaking.


That kit should of been around $16.99.

If it was Danco, that's why it is leaking. High water pressure could be to...
12-08-10, 07:05 PM
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Sometimes those tubes of caulk can be defective...

Sometimes those tubes of caulk can be defective from the go.


Remove all the caulk from the application, buy another tube and use new product.
12-01-10, 09:16 PM
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It took 4 months for the customer to call me back...

It took 4 months for the customer to call me back stating "luke warm water" as the culprit.


When I spun the nipple out, dip tube was down in the tank. Another plumbing company put one in, fell...
12-01-10, 11:52 AM
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If it is a GE/Rheem/Ruud water heater, yes; it...

If it is a GE/Rheem/Ruud water heater, yes; it can be a dip tube. I've had those dip tubes fall out of the built-in cup on the cold side where the threaded die pattern was out of range, the threaded...
11-26-10, 07:19 PM
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It's not a gas line problem at all. If it...

It's not a gas line problem at all.


If it was, that burner would be making an odd noise when it operated, along with burning up orifices over prolonged use.

Worst case scenario would be the...
11-26-10, 04:12 PM
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This is a very common old school technique from...

This is a very common old school technique from years ago, and many buildings have this very design stretching decades in use without issue.

Far less friction in a piping design when bending, and...
11-25-10, 10:47 PM
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Posted By DUNBAR PLUMBER

Exclamation I'm licensed in backflow prevention in the state...

I'm licensed in backflow prevention in the state of Kentucky, along with being a licensed Master Plumber.


I've been licensed in backflow for over 11 years and I can tell you plain and simple: ...
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