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Old 09-05-2012, 05:15 PM  
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I didn't even have to sweat it off the solder just broke by pulling on it lol

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Who does pluming like this eeeek! Job security for me I guess


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Not surprised at all, you can tell by looking at it that it wasn't done properly.



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On the up side it's always nice when thing are easy to take apart.

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On the up side it's always nice when thing are easy to take apart.

Oh yeah 2 out of 4 solder joists were like that real easy working with a toilet in your way, lucky im a thin guy and fairly limbal but that was to much! I had cramps to no end getting in there and replacing the shower body let alone the getting any pipe cutter in there as the pipes were up against the 2x4s grrrrr lol

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You could have pulled the toilet, but then you never know what trouble that would have been.

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You could have pulled the toilet, but then you never know what trouble that would have been.
That is true very true lol
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You never know what crap you will find.

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I didn't even have to sweat it off the solder just broke by pulling on it lol

Who does pluming like this eeeek! Job security for me I guess

thanks for clicking on my rant post lol
Homeowner special is what we call it. See that crap all the time. Looks like whoever couldn't get the water out when they made that attempt.
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Homeowner special is what we call it. See that crap all the time. Looks like whoever couldn't get the water out when they made that attempt.
Yeah your telling me! Lol
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I guess that is technically a case where the solder did not "wet" the joint.

How long did that joint hold up against the 40 to 80 PSI water pressure, water hammer, chemical attack by what's in the water, etc., etc.?
Is the house on well water?
Did you open the joint by twisting?



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