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09-28-19, 07:43 PM
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Posted By Moonpie

Reliable Inline & Test Water Pressure Gauges

Hi everyone! :wave:

I logged back in today for the first time in 9-1/2 years. :eek: Somehow, thankfully, I remembered my password, because I no longer have access to the email I was using with...
02-21-10, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,818
Posted By Moonpie

Thanks, furd! That is way I was leaning, but I...

Thanks, furd! That is way I was leaning, but I wanted to make sure it made sense with the experts.

You responded with a good suggestion to a recent post of mine asking about pressure gauges, so...
02-20-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,818
Posted By Moonpie

Replacing Pressure Reducing Valve

I have the not uncommon water pressure issue of high initial pressure when opening any valve, followed by in immediate reduction to (what seems to be) "normal" operating pressure.

We have been in...
01-28-10, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By Moonpie

Thanks, Furd. That helps. I do have a PRV,...

Thanks, Furd. That helps.

I do have a PRV, but have an issue, and will be starting a new post on that in the near future.
01-27-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,811
Posted By Moonpie

Crawdecker: First: Welcome to the forums! ...

Crawdecker:

First: Welcome to the forums!

Second: Next time, the best thing to do is start a new thread.

Third: They make CPVC slip x copper (or brass) MPT transition fittings all day long:...
01-27-10, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,051
Posted By Moonpie

I don't know eactly where you need the bend, but...

I don't know eactly where you need the bend, but if you are moving your toilet a few inches over could you use an offset closet flange to solve your problem?

Offset closet flange can be seen on...
01-25-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By Moonpie

So which is better for the purposes of measuring...

So which is better for the purposes of measuring my water pressure to see if it is above "safe" levels for my fixtures? Or to see if the pressure is increasing due to to thermal expansion (or a leaky...
01-25-10, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 18,867
Posted By Moonpie

Dawg: Do you push the handle up to adjust...

Dawg:

Do you push the handle up to adjust water volume and turn it (clockwise & counterclockwise) to adjust temperature? Are the screws that hold the escutcheon (big plate with "Delta" & "H" &...
01-23-10, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By Moonpie

Pressure Gauge Question

Long time, no see!

I have a water pressure issue that I have researched and may post about separately. In my research I have come across many references to pressure gauges. Some posters have...
07-26-05, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,084
Posted By Moonpie

Problem solved. He removed aerators and ran...

Problem solved.

He removed aerators and ran water, and supplied what his brother-in-law called "percussive technology" to some of the pipes and got it all clear.
07-25-05, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,084
Posted By Moonpie

New WH; low/no water pressure

I didn't know whether to post this here, in the Water Heater forum or in the Tubs, Showers, Sinks forum. I chose here because it seems more 'generic' or 'comprehensive'.

A friend in a non-DIY...
08-06-04, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,007
Posted By Moonpie

Thumbs up Thanks racraft! As I mentioned in the...

Thanks racraft!

As I mentioned in the original post, I theoretically thought (hoped) that would work. But you know theory & practice don't always meet eye-to-eye, so I wanted to hear what a pro...
08-06-04, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,007
Posted By Moonpie

EITHER/OR switch instead of ON/OFF

Howdy y'all!

Again, I tried the search but to no avail--it always brings up a blank page for me. I think it has to do with the security and restrictions on our work network server. Anyway...
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07-19-04, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,406
Posted By Moonpie

Was this the original setup: One cable...

Was this the original setup:


One cable (group of wires in a single sheath) comes into box containing one each of a red, black and white wire (and ground?)
One cable leaves the box containing...
07-19-04, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By Moonpie

Or it could be that hidden GFCI. "Let's...

Or it could be that hidden GFCI.

"Let's watch as Jim attempts to track the ever-elusive ground fault circuit interrupter. He has searched high and low, but this evasive creature has outsmarted...
07-15-04, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,345
Posted By Moonpie

I'm not a pro, but I'll answer as I understand it...

I'm not a pro, but I'll answer as I understand it until they come along:

Code allows your main disconnect to be up to 6 breakers (6 swipes of the hand, I believe) rather than requiring just one (I...
07-15-04, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By Moonpie

Skapare: Regarding your last example of a...

Skapare:

Regarding your last example of a lengthy permit time but with the early step of replacing the panel:

Let's say you have a very strict AHJ and you insist on doing the job yourself and...
Replies: 5
Views: 3,301
Posted By Moonpie

They resemble some of the following: St....

They resemble some of the following:

St. Thomas Creations Series 3030
- http://www.stthomascreations.com/catalog/item.zhtml?pid=454&cid=4

Phylrich - a few; just go to the following link and...
07-13-04, 07:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,992
Posted By Moonpie

I don't know what your 'specialty' is, but the...

I don't know what your 'specialty' is, but the next time you prepare it on your 'new' cooktop let us know and we'll all come over for supper.
07-12-04, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By Moonpie

Personally, I would think that if you are not...

Personally, I would think that if you are not going to use your wp tub a lot that the Memoirs is not worth the additional $1600. Sure multi-speed sounds good, but if you are only going to use it...
07-07-04, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,202
Posted By Moonpie

The Crane 3217 Rexmont is one example of a wall...

The Crane 3217 Rexmont is one example of a wall hung toilet with a tank. The tank would help it keep with the 'residential' feel as opposed to just a bowl with a flush valve sitting on top of it...
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By Moonpie

Do you know brand and model name or number on...

Do you know brand and model name or number on either the valve or the trim?

For example:

Moen 3510 valve
Moen T3124 trim
Moentrol valve
Moen Monticello trim

Would all get us to the...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,465
Posted By Moonpie

Items are made to extend an existing flange if...

Items are made to extend an existing flange if you add flooring. Here is an example of a Closet Flange Spacer Kit from Plastic Oddities:

www.plasticoddities.com/WEBPO5/Downloads/flanges2.pdf...
06-30-04, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 987
Posted By Moonpie

I don't know if I'll be able to help you much...

I don't know if I'll be able to help you much otherwise; but I will tell you that before any of the experts can help you, you will need to post again and give the following information:


If this...
06-29-04, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,509
Posted By Moonpie

Air Admittance Valves

Do air admittance valves really work? For example: Studor's 1-1/2" version that you can install on the drain from a lavatory (installed on a small vertical 'stub' coming off the drain line after the...
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