Last Activity:05-03-2012 12:07 AM
Posted in thread: screwed up shower stall floor. now what? on 05-02-2012 at 11:07 PM
Thanks for your input Tilemandan. When I get back on the project I will follow your advice.Bob
Posted in thread: screwed up shower stall floor. now what? on 04-28-2012 at 09:43 AM
I expect to get to Home Depot today to get a drain extension. I have a fair amount of thinset
mortar around but I also have some of the cement mix I used to create the original floor pan.
Would you re...
Posted in thread: new bath spout will not screw on past two or three threads on 04-27-2012 at 02:23 PM
I did saw off the end of the nipple and the new spout did thread in fairly well. There is a
little clearance between the spout and the tile wall of the shower but it is pretty well
unnoticeable. I the...
Posted in thread: new bath spout will not screw on past two or three threads on 04-27-2012 at 09:22 AM
Ok, for $2.50 I bought a galvanized pipe nipple just so that I could try out my three spouts.
When I tried out one of the two new spouts I could only get it on about three threads. I am now
Posted in thread: new bath spout will not screw on past two or three threads on 04-25-2012 at 03:53 PM
My bath spout was starting to corrode around the outlet pretty badly so I decided I would
change it. This is the chrome outer spout, not the nipple that comes out from the wall.Anyways
I had to use a ...
Posted in thread: screwed up shower stall floor. now what? on 04-25-2012 at 07:21 AM
Thank you for your input. I am a little unsure of what you say about the drain. My problem is
that the drain is sitting a little too high for some of the surrounding pan. It is lower than
the edges of...
Posted in thread: screwed up shower stall floor. now what? on 04-24-2012 at 09:17 AM
Thanks for your reply. A couple of points. I had a look at a torpedo level and cannot see the
advantage to it over a regular level [which I own] placed between the drain and the wall. Will
the 45 degr...
Posted in thread: screwed up shower stall floor. now what? on 04-23-2012 at 03:33 PM
I tried the new shower pan floor today and discovered what I had suspected, that the drain is
higher than some of the surrounding floor. The floor is made of mortar and is now covered with
Posted in thread: new gasket, new seat, faucet still leaks! on 03-24-2009 at 02:42 PM
I have an ancient sink [1945 edition] that I just installed and I just cannot get the cold
water faucet to stop leaking. I have replaced the gasket seal twice, and the seat once. I also
removed the si...
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