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08-11-08, 02:21 PM
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Posted By frodo

you can cut the tile out and set the new cabinet...

you can cut the tile out and set the new cabinet in. or bring the hole up. it is up to you. there is no wrong or right on this.
depending on the size i would cut out the little there is and set...
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Views: 1,501
Posted By frodo

i hear ya gunguy. the worst clog i've run into...

i hear ya gunguy. the worst clog i've run into is those brown
paper towels, that you find in stores and such as that. those things are brutal...... and sewer mice.. you know those female.......
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Views: 10,463
Posted By frodo

what size is your water line coming into the...

what size is your water line coming into the house?
it is most likley a 3/4 line. if it was mine i would run 3/4 to
all the heads. the mixing valve will tell you ,what it requires.
whats...
08-11-08, 12:39 PM
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Views: 17,309
Posted By frodo

can you post a picture of the plumbing in this...

can you post a picture of the plumbing in this room.
08-11-08, 11:41 AM
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Posted By frodo

it needs to be framed, a 2x4 from floor to...

it needs to be framed, a 2x4 from floor to ceiling,then a header installed at the height of your ,rough opening on the door.then a stud beside, the other stud, up to the bottom of the header, the...
08-11-08, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By frodo

pvc but you will have to get transistion ...

pvc but you will have to get transistion fittings from barb to pvc or at the supply house ask him if he has a peice of scrap hanging around. talk to the guys, they will help you out
ho de ...
08-11-08, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By frodo

yes...pull all that stuff out of there. leave the...

yes...pull all that stuff out of there. leave the wye.
you will most likely have to cut the pvc pipe inbetween the wye and the p-trap and add a 45 degree bend to get to the disposal. i would do this...
08-11-08, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By frodo

cut a small peice off the pipe. take it with you...

cut a small peice off the pipe. take it with you to the plumbing supply store. not ho depo. andask them to give you some barb fittings to fit this. hand it to him.
08-11-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,314
Posted By frodo

yes that info makes a big difference, i agree...

yes that info makes a big difference, i agree withe the moderator, use cpvc plastic. its easier to use. you can use copper if you perfer. a male adapter. in either system is what you would need to...
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Views: 1,501
Posted By frodo

thats one of the things i can't answer. i think...

thats one of the things i can't answer. i think its gone, butit could get hung up somewhere. you sewer can be cleaned out,
with a snake, if it acts up. you should not have to bust anything. just a...
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Views: 1,501
Posted By frodo

if i was the plumber on the job. i would beat you...

if i was the plumber on the job. i would beat you with my baseball cap. then give you a raise, for having the guts to stand up and admit that you made a mistake.you would be surprised how many people...
08-10-08, 06:41 PM
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Views: 2,314
Posted By frodo

what size george ? you need to use a brass...

what size george ?
you need to use a brass dwv male adapter. that would be the correct way. or you can use a copper male adapter
is it 2 inch cast iron?
08-10-08, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 40,369
Posted By frodo

now iam confused, you say you put a hose in the...

now iam confused, you say you put a hose in the pipe and it drained good? didn't back up , didn't get your shoes wet?
ok.. now were getten somewhere. put the p-trap back on.
and hook the sink...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-08, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By frodo

HEY FURD.. IS THAT YOUR FINAL WORD ON IT? ...

HEY FURD.. IS THAT YOUR FINAL WORD ON IT?
ARE YOU SURE YOU DON'T WANNA TELL ME HOW YOU REALLY FEEL???
i don't trust em either, thats why i put in a backup. ...
08-10-08, 03:17 PM
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Views: 40,369
Posted By frodo

hey man, whats up!!!!!!! ok your sink,and...

hey man, whats up!!!!!!! ok your sink,and your p-trap are clear. we got that. next on the list is the pipe,inside the wall. ok? your stoppage is most likely there. it is called a fixture...
08-10-08, 02:52 PM
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Views: 1,084
Posted By frodo

i like those things, they work pretty good. i...

i like those things, they work pretty good. i have heard of plumbers yousing them to find which direction a sewer goes
under ground. by the noise they make. [ the rubber ones]
08-10-08, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,811
Posted By frodo

have you got the water crossed somewhere, so the...

have you got the water crossed somewhere, so the water will get in the hot lines? cap the tub off and turn on the tub valve,that will get water on the hot side
08-10-08, 10:02 AM
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Views: 1,811
Posted By frodo

you said it pumped up to 140 psi what is your...

you said it pumped up to 140 psi what is your main valve rated at a 150 wog this could be as simple as the water bleeding back thru your main valve. my suggestion is turn the water on. if it...
08-10-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,811
Posted By frodo

i think your are losing it at the tub valves....

i think your are losing it at the tub valves. they are turned off but not caped. cap em. i always do. also you are testing against the hose bibs, that are just turned off.
take your hand...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-08, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By frodo

i have a rinnai propane unit with a 40 gal elec...

i have a rinnai propane unit with a 40 gal elec back up
i put in the propane unit, and with the price of gas. a put a
40 gal elec in,next to it. i had one hanging around. i really didn't...
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Views: 978
Posted By frodo

you have to let us know whats under there. we...

you have to let us know whats under there. we can't see it from here. different pipes, mean different fixes
pvc, lead,cast iron abs ? 4 inch ? 3 inch?
08-10-08, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,448
Posted By frodo

you don't have to take the valves off. remove the...

you don't have to take the valves off. remove the handles and cut the esctions with tin snips. drill a 2 inch hole in your cabinet. and buy two snap esctions, put the handles back on.
and i've...
08-10-08, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By frodo

do you think it could be the ac .pan drain? it...

do you think it could be the ac .pan drain? it would make sence for the condensate and pan to be on the same side of the house. 1/2 inch would be the wrong size, but a shot in the dark.
08-10-08, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,811
Posted By frodo

those guys are right, check your valves. i assume...

those guys are right, check your valves. i assume you have the tub and shower valves in? put a cap on you shower head nipple, and a cap on your spout stub out. the bib washers may be leaking thru,...
08-10-08, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By frodo

it sounds to me like they are back to back...

it sounds to me like they are back to back toilets, and you can't get down the cross.your gonna have to go down the vent. if you can't get in any other way. it should be a sheetrock ceiling. but can...
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