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  1. Best rated turnpin's post Funny in the thread ptfe alternative??? ______________.

    LoL trendy young modern plumber indeed ha ha ha...worked with a young Irish boy back in the eighties and he was the only one out of...

    Aug 19, 2018 at 1:46 AM
  2. Best rated ShaunCorbs's post Agree in the thread Best option for upgrade.

    i would ring the water board up and ask them whats the pressure and flow in the street and then come back to us my opinion unvented...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 11:27 PM
  3. Best replied to the thread Best option for upgrade.

    Yes, that is always an option to pressurise (seal) a heat only boiler and use a vented hot cylinder with a pump to supply shower mixers...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 11:27 PM
  4. Best replied to the thread ptfe alternative??? ______________.

    Long time since I have used flax (hemp). It is just so old school nowadays and not for a trendy young modern plumber like myself. :).

    Aug 18, 2018 at 11:18 PM
  5. Best liked Ric2013's post in the thread ptfe alternative??? ______________.

    Hemp and paste is old school, but so are cast-iron rads. So it matches. Shaun. I was always taught never to paste the thread because...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 11:07 PM
  6. Best replied to the thread ptfe alternative??? ______________.

    That is your problem then, - needs enough ptfe tape to fill the threads. You will feel the bushing becoming very tight to turn once half...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 9:14 PM
  7. Best rated ShaunCorbs's post Agree in the thread ptfe alternative??? ______________.

    thats why need to be at least double that more like tripple

    Aug 18, 2018 at 9:11 PM
  8. Best replied to the thread ptfe alternative??? ______________.

    Ptfe will seal the 1 1/4” threads but you will need a lot of wraps. And I would vouch for Boss White paste also.

    Aug 18, 2018 at 8:37 PM
  9. Best replied to the thread IF a combi system is over pressurised.

    The 3 bar pressure relief valve is the pressure limiter for safety.

    Aug 18, 2018 at 8:31 PM
  10. Best liked ShaunCorbs's post in the thread IF a combi system is over pressurised.

    non if the safety controls are working but if there not you have a bomb

    Aug 18, 2018 at 8:28 PM
  11. Best rated ShaunCorbs's post Funny in the thread My Mate Deliberately Puts His Combi Up To 2.5 BAR.

    yea its called the valve thats ****ing out the back

    Aug 18, 2018 at 1:21 AM
  12. Best rated gmartine's post Informative in the thread Best gas torch, still Rothy SF II?.

    Listing has been removed, if it seems too good...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 1:19 AM
  13. Best replied to the thread Best gas torch, still Rothy SF II?.

    Hope it works out if you go for it. Seems odd, but there are some genuine bargains on there. That would surely be a loss to sell for...

    Aug 17, 2018 at 11:09 PM
  14. Best liked djchristoff's post in the thread Best gas torch, still Rothy SF II?.

    Just looked at the eBay listing, bargain. Thinking of buying it just because of the price but will it turn up?

    Aug 17, 2018 at 11:06 PM
  15. Best rated ShaunCorbs's post Agree in the thread Best gas torch, still Rothy SF II?.

    worth a punt at that price

    Aug 17, 2018 at 11:04 PM