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07-13-20, 06:32 AM
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Posted By MoreCowbell

Thanks for the quick confirmation of my sketch...

Thanks for the quick confirmation of my sketch PJmax.

Besides the weight-on-the-roof issue, my main interest n having a split system was maintenance. It seems like having at least the...
07-12-20, 08:49 PM
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Views: 335
Posted By MoreCowbell

Thanks PJmax & Roughneck. Firstly, I...

Thanks PJmax & Roughneck.

Firstly, I appreciate knowing that there may not be a residential air handler for what I need. All such handlers I have seen are either in a closet or attic space. I do...
07-12-20, 06:57 AM
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Posted By MoreCowbell

As I said, I'd like to have only an air handler...

As I said, I'd like to have only an air handler on the roof, not a "packaged" system that includes compressor/condenser. Virtally all equipment I see via Google presumes a packaged system (which I...
07-11-20, 02:38 PM
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Posted By MoreCowbell

OK ... when all said and done, I found a vacant...

OK ... when all said and done, I found a vacant 220V slot in my service panel which I coudl tap for power.

I now pivot and pose a different question. For my 2000 ft^2 house in the SW, I believe I...
07-10-20, 03:09 PM
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Views: 335
Posted By MoreCowbell

My thoughts exactly. I'm thinking 12-2 w/...

My thoughts exactly. I'm thinking 12-2 w/ ground. I may be able to convert the empty circuit to 220V w/ proper breaker. I will check.
07-10-20, 07:31 AM
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Views: 335
Posted By MoreCowbell

Thanks Roughneck. I guess I'll take your word...

Thanks Roughneck. I guess I'll take your word for it. I had a feeling that was gonna be the case. (frown)
I was hoping to effect a retrofit with an available (vacant) 115V circuit.
07-09-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By MoreCowbell

Voltage requirement for residential refrigerated system

I have a simple question that I can't find the answer to:

For a residential refrigerated air unit, is there a system (compressor, blower, etc.) that can be run on 115VAC (20A)?

Or it this...
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Posted By MoreCowbell

Angry Pfister 0X8 shower control - trouble removing Adjustment Gear

I have a Pfiister 0X8 series valve (single handle) and am trying to remove the Adjustment Gear so I can set the water output a tick hotter. This must be done in order to rotate the stem...
07-22-14, 06:46 AM
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Posted By MoreCowbell

Smile Water hammer noise eventually vanished!

Well, it's been >4 years since I visited my post, and I have an update. I never was able to eliminate the water hammer noise that occurred almost every time a toilet was flushed. Again, as best as...
10-14-12, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,390
Posted By MoreCowbell

I gave the Kohler Pompton a proper burial ...

OK - this is my last post to this thread. I meant to do it a couple weeks ago, but here goes ...

At long last, I did what I threatened to do: I yanked out the useless Kohler Pompton and replaced...
09-22-12, 02:27 PM
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Posted By MoreCowbell

Got it. Link is here: Doral Classic Champion®...

Got it. Link is here:
Doral Classic Champion® 4 Right Height (http://www.americanstandard-us.com/toilets/doral-classic-champion-4-right-height-el-toilet/)

I just called and was told that AS only...
09-22-12, 02:02 PM
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Posted By MoreCowbell

Not sure what you mean by "right side of this...

Not sure what you mean by "right side of this link". I can't get to anything that says "more options" and no color chips (samples).
09-22-12, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 19,159
Posted By MoreCowbell

American Standard - Color Choices for Toilets

Can someone please point me to a link that clearly shows color choices for any of American Standard's toilet models?

I went onto their website and see no such information. At least, it's not very...
07-22-12, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,390
Posted By MoreCowbell

Interesting postback, Carlfixer. Very...

Interesting postback, Carlfixer. Very interesting.
Unfortunately, I haven't the time or inclination to do any more tests & diagnosis on this pos toilet. I've resigned to live w/ the micro-leak. ...
07-21-12, 12:18 PM
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Views: 17,390
Posted By MoreCowbell

Interesting post, Carlfixer. Misery always loves...

Interesting post, Carlfixer. Misery always loves company.

You are right as rain - the source of the leak, however tiny it is, is not the flapper. NFW.

As I have painstakingly pointed out, and...
05-24-12, 07:24 AM
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Views: 17,390
Posted By MoreCowbell

Thanks for your parting shot re: "Pompton",...

Thanks for your parting shot re: "Pompton", Mike. I love trivia. Who knows - maybe Pompton, NJ was the inspiration for the series name.

I hope this thread will be useful for anyone who might...
05-23-12, 02:30 PM
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Views: 17,390
Posted By MoreCowbell

As to the valve rebuild, yes, the kit included a...

As to the valve rebuild, yes, the kit included a new Teflon piece that threads into the valve body (using an Allen wrench), a new gasket, plunger and thin washer under the top flange. All were...
05-23-12, 11:52 AM
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Posted By MoreCowbell

I guess a picture's worth a thousand words. So,...

I guess a picture's worth a thousand words. So, here are a couple:

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Here, on the left-hand side, you can see the discharge tube I described earlier that produces the rinse during the flush. ...
05-23-12, 09:57 AM
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Views: 17,390
Posted By MoreCowbell

Mike, What I'm trying to suggest is that the...

Mike,

What I'm trying to suggest is that the valve mechanism is working fine - stopping water when the float is raised. But there has to be a connection coupling where the fill tube itself meets...
05-23-12, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,390
Posted By MoreCowbell

OK Mike. I've taken your diagram (which I've...

OK Mike. I've taken your diagram (which I've seen many times) and annotated it. I'm gonna try to paste it below (which I've never tried on this forum):

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Ah-Hah! It worked! Maybe my...
05-23-12, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,390
Posted By MoreCowbell

Yes, it probably is a toilet from the late 70s. ...

Yes, it probably is a toilet from the late 70s.

My problem isn't "getting parts", I understand your point about OEM parts, and - for Kohler - I've seen nothing but OEM parts out there. The Kohler...
05-22-12, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,390
Posted By MoreCowbell

Unhappy Kohler Pompton toilet leaking water into the bowl

Not proud to say so but I have a Kohler Pompton series toilet w/ the "New Style" valve body (fwiw). Some time back, I noticed water leaking into the bowl. The back of the bowl had the tiniest...
04-24-09, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,872
Posted By MoreCowbell

Valve

Stop + waste it is. Sounds like a logical name. Never seen one as a ball valve, but I haven't seen it all.

Right now, I'm just stoked that the mysterious intermittent tapping sound has...
04-23-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,872
Posted By MoreCowbell

Limited water hammer noise associated with Expansion Tank - problem solved!

Everything you say in your 1st block about what an expansion tank does, etc. I well understand. I don't think anything I said was inconsistent w/ this.

As for your 2nd block - yes, the vent pipe...
04-23-09, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,872
Posted By MoreCowbell

Smile Limited water hammer noise associated with Expansion Tank - problem solved!

I'll here reply to both Shacko & PlumbermanDan (thx for your replies):

Shacko: the chance that the noise is coming from PRV is nil. The valve itself remains quiet (sound emanates from or very...
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