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  1. Jim Goodenough rated ShaunCorbs's post Agree in the thread HW Pressure falling after 3 years. Where's the problem? Please help.

    yes and no depends where the cold feed enters and if you have enough space and normally like them at/ teed in at the control block also...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 10:11 PM
  2. Jim Goodenough replied to the thread HW Pressure falling after 3 years. Where's the problem? Please help.

    there was a bloke on the course who says he uses a 22 x 22 x 3/4FI compression tee and screws the vessel straight into the tee - thought...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 9:48 PM
  3. Jim Goodenough replied to the thread HW Pressure falling after 3 years. Where's the problem? Please help.

    Yes, did G3 training recently and instructor taught us flexi-hose from combi valve must rise all the way to vessel - reason being water...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 9:17 PM
  4. Jim Goodenough liked Darren Jackson's post in the thread Makita ..

    I have the the quick release Makita it is the best thing since sliced bread. I love it had it about a year now and it has done some work...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 9:02 PM
  5. Jim Goodenough liked marvoni's post in the thread Having Fun With Some DIY Plumbing.

    I installed the UV sterilizer and the drinking water filter this weekend. [ATTACH] The UV-C tube in the sterilizer has a life rated...

    Flow Switch.jpg IMG9.jpg Feb 18, 2018 at 8:28 PM
  6. Jim Goodenough liked marvoni's post in the thread Having Fun With Some DIY Plumbing.

    Managed to spend a few hours on the water installation today, completed the PRV, filter and pressure tank install and got the pipe to...

    1.jpg 2.jpg Feb 18, 2018 at 8:26 PM
  7. Jim Goodenough liked marvoni's post in the thread Having Fun With Some DIY Plumbing.

    Here's a schematic you can compare to the last photo I posted above; [ATTACH]

    Longboat Water Supply.jpg Feb 18, 2018 at 8:25 PM
  8. Jim Goodenough liked marvoni's post in the thread Having Fun With Some DIY Plumbing.

    Before I start with questions I thought I'd try buttering you up with a few photos first. [ATTACH] New pipework for the coffee machine..

    p4.jpg P3.jpg p2.jpg P1.jpg Feb 18, 2018 at 8:25 PM
  9. Jim Goodenough liked yelf's post in the thread Looking for toilets that flush down the front.

    That' all. I've ecided to go for an Ideal aqua blade

    Feb 18, 2018 at 8:24 PM
  10. Jim Goodenough rated townfanjon's post Agree in the thread Radiator leak pouring everywhere.

    Am I reading this correctly, you used another TRV to turn the rad off , then took the TRV off and it held . The pin must have stuck down...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 8:15 PM
  11. Jim Goodenough replied to the thread Makita ..

    I have Makita 18v LXT quick release type - excellent tool, brilliant for use 2nd fixing. Just a word of advice that I learnt recently,.

    Feb 18, 2018 at 8:04 PM
  12. Jim Goodenough replied to the thread Stopcock leaking under sink unit.

    If stopcock is old and worn, undo gland nut (stopcock can be on or off) and wrap 4-6 turns PTFE or Loctite 55 around stem clockwise, and...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 12:17 PM
  13. Jim Goodenough replied to the thread Venting of foul drain.

    let us know Jon, we're waiting with bated breath!!;)

    Feb 14, 2018
  14. Jim Goodenough replied to the thread Expired flux keep it bin.

    . and how many of you use lead solder where you can i.e. for gas and heating? I remember lead solder performing so much better than...

    Feb 14, 2018
  15. Jim Goodenough replied to the thread Expired flux keep it bin.

    While we're on about flux - what's the best?? 1) Laco 2) Powerflow 3) do you remember that Yorkshire one in the green & white tub -.

    Feb 14, 2018