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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-01-2009, 05:50 PM
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Posted By MikeyB
Job Complete!

Well alrighty then, the job is complete! I had a friend w/ a snake attached
to a power drill that fixed the problem. This was the only way to resolve it
I guess; Of course, I don't know much in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-31-2008, 06:31 AM
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Posted By MikeyB
Reply...

Triple D:

Tnx for the input; I have a friend of a friend that has the "Cadillac" of
plumbing snakes to do the job. I've been cranking away on it with my
tools, but I'm getting nothing but...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-30-2008, 10:17 AM
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Posted By MikeyB
Retry of the Snake...

InspectorD:

Later today, I'll crank the snake again. I was happy I made it 3 feet
thinking that I had it cleared out, but this one is a tough nut to crack.

I'll post updates as I go.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-30-2008, 10:07 AM
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Posted By MikeyB
Home Build Timeframe

Triple D:

According to the records, this house was built between 1960 & 1963.
Would that help to determine the type of piping & design utilized?

Regards,

Mike
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-29-2008, 07:18 PM
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Posted By MikeyB
Reply to Mr. Glenn

Mr. Glenn:

Well......I gave it a good shot! I ran the snake to about 3 feet, but very
little debris came out Now, it DID look like the "oil well a bubblin'" on the
Beverly Hillbillies, but...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-29-2008, 10:48 AM
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Posted By MikeyB
Reply to Glenns' Response

Mr. Glenn:

Thank you for the information! I had thought (scary as it is) ... that when I ran the snake into the Tub Shoe and was hitting blockage, it was the main problem itself & NOT the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-28-2008, 04:07 PM
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Posted By MikeyB
Reply to Mr. Daryls' posting

Mr. Daryl:

Thank you for the prompt response. What I did was actually remove the drain strainer so that I may access the piping in the hopes of dislodging whatever is down there. Since I had the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-27-2008, 09:14 PM
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Posted By MikeyB
Bathtub Clog of the Year

Greetings:

In my rented home, I am experiencing a bathtub clog like no other. If the tub is 1/2 filled, it should drain in about 5 hours. I've researched other websites, articles, tips as well...
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