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Old 11-01-2011, 09:03 PM   #1
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You're a pro - and can't fix the plumbing in your own house.

Bad day.

Hope this makes some of you diy'ers feel better.

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You're a pro - and can't fix the plumbing in your own house.

Bad day.

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Get a bigger hammer.
Better yet- ask the salesperson at HD

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Worse is when you are showing some young person how to do these things "professionally", then maybe you cut a piece of pipe, then it is too long or too short, etc...

But if you are quick on your feet, you can say you are demonstrating what can happen if you do not double check your measurements. And you did that intentionally as a lesson!

Then you cut another piece and it doesn't fit either.
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What's going on? Maybe some of us can help?
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I confirmed that the valve behind the fiberglass in my 2nd floor tub shower was installed upside-down on an exterior wall.



It's this kind of stuff that reminds me that i'm a plumber, not a bloody magician.
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Old 11-03-2011, 09:33 AM   #6
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This might help, or maybe that's what got you in trouble in the first place....
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Lucky for me, I didn't install it, or I'd have already plummeted out the window next to the darn thing.
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So, did you go through the shower wall or the siding...

Hey, here's a thought-- flip the cartridge over
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Not gonna do it. I think i'll just forego the repairs until I decide to remodel the room. Want to relocate 2 closets and make it big enough for a soaker tub and a shower stall anyway. I'll just put one of those little chrome shutoff valves on the shower arm for now.
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I cut that board off twice and it's still too short.
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I have a bad day just THINKING about plumbing
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"Problems" - "Bad day"???
I carry a sledge hammer and a Saw-Z-All!
No problems!
Just: "Solutions"!
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