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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-25-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Calman
Very interesting topic indeed! One of our...

Very interesting topic indeed!

One of our toilets in the house is a VERY OLD 1970's AVACADO GREEN MEAN MACHINE!!!!!!

Similar to the situation above, we are noticing in the last 6 months...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-24-2014, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Calman
Slight follow-up ... Apparently, looking up...

Slight follow-up ...

Apparently, looking up the Peerless Part No RP2055. I need these Delta compatible replacement O-rings (our spout base only requires two of course, which I would assume are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-24-2014, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Calman
Well folks ... I think I FINALLY have a...

Well folks ... I think I FINALLY have a conclusive find!!!!!!!!!!!

Not sure if it was clever or lucky, but I replaced the O-rings with a rub of grease, but swapping the top and bottom over. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-24-2014, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Calman
Thanks for the feedback bud! In all...

Thanks for the feedback bud!

In all honesty, I am a complete novice on plumbing, so trusting (to some degree) what others with potential knowledge are suggesting. I'm really at the point of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-24-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Calman
Thanks for the tip Mallo ... but I don't see any...

Thanks for the tip Mallo ... but I don't see any issues there.

Following up from my last post, I "finally" found some more time to look at this issue (between guests staying and other home...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-15-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Calman
Well, if I try this Plumber's Grease and the...

Well, if I try this Plumber's Grease and the existing O-Rings don't settle down, I think we will just call it a day and purchase a Moan at some point.

All the best.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-14-2014, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Calman
Update: Hi again folks! Okay, so...

Update:

Hi again folks!

Okay, so I had a few chores and running around to deal with today, so took the "famous faucet" along with me. I had a local plumbing related outfit take a look at...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-12-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,199
Posted By Calman
Hi again Folks, Just to update you on the...

Hi again Folks,

Just to update you on the kitchen tap saga .... I've been busy tiling, so not had much of an opportunity to address the situation further. However, we discovered a guy who...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-05-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Calman
So true!!! ... Maybe one day very soon, I...

So true!!! ...

Maybe one day very soon, I can start rehearsing my Banana Dance and the "faucet failure" will be a distant memory! lol

So, time for some Scrambled Eggs on Toast, then it's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-05-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Calman
Interesting Neal! So, is it save to...

Interesting Neal!

So, is it save to assume that what you detect, is a flattening Abrasion on the outer edge of the O-Rings? (particularly the lower one).

I guess common sense would tell...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-05-2014, 01:34 AM
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Posted By Calman
Okay friends, here are three shots of the faucet,...

Okay friends, here are three shots of the faucet, namely the base of the central spout. Can anyone confirm the "scuffs" on either side of the brass fitting ... are they part of the sculpture or is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-04-2014, 11:13 PM
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Posted By Calman
Oh!!! .. also Neal, my tiny amateur mind had that...

Oh!!! .. also Neal, my tiny amateur mind had that VERY idea. As I am also doing tiling on the kitchen backsplash, the faucet will have to come out again (working or not) ... so I will "Attempt" to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-04-2014, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Calman
Many thanks for your assist folks - super...

Many thanks for your assist folks - super appreciated!!!!!!!!

Now then, I thought progress was being made in Godzilla sized boots, then without changing anything, I decided to do some dishes...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-04-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Calman
Hi CallMeVilla, Yup indeed, I have done...

Hi CallMeVilla,

Yup indeed, I have done the "under sink crawl" many times in the last few days (initially to re-brace the sink, before discovering this faucet issue). As mentioned above, the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-04-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,199
Posted By Calman
Sorry, but no, it's not related to the drain...

Sorry, but no, it's not related to the drain lines.

The leak from underneath the sink, appears to be seeping through the particle board directly to the front of the faucet lock nuts. So, I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-04-2014, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Calman
Hi Neal! This is our faucet (or a model...

Hi Neal!

This is our faucet (or a model similar model number that "visually" looks identical). We installed it approx. 2 years ago ... and as mentioned above, the problems only occurred after...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-04-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,199
Posted By Calman
Faucet leaking under sink...

Hi folks,

I have a problem detecting a leak from our kitchen faucet this past week and wonder if some kind soul could lend their expertise?

To give you some background to the problem, we...
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