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  1. maxdad118 replied to the thread Gas Tankless water heater options.

    I’m just saying what it is, it’s been working fine with our 40 gal, I’m just wondering if it will throw an error code.

    Feb 21, 2019 at 1:50 AM
  2. maxdad118 liked Puddlesx5's post in the thread Gas Tankless water heater options.

    You can but why? To keep a tankless heater firing you will need a minimum of 1/2 gal per minute flow. If it drops below that the...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 1:49 AM
  3. maxdad118 replied to the thread Gas Tankless water heater options.

    So if I have a 3/4” cold feed can I reduce the hot down to 1/2” after a few feet? Most of the hot water pipes were previously changed to...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 11:01 PM
  4. maxdad118 replied to the thread Natural Gas Extend Line..

    Haha, which one? The service riser gets replaced by the crew, the other was a customers houseline that was leaking. That’s a 1” pipe.

    Feb 20, 2019 at 2:47 AM
  5. maxdad118 liked Diehard's post in the thread Natural Gas Extend Line..

    Slight imperfection anywhere in galvanized steel pipe can start rusting. I hope those line you show in your pictures were...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 2:46 AM
  6. maxdad118 attached a file to the thread Natural Gas Extend Line..

    The ‘scab’ could have been rust? Is it black pipe or galvanized? Galvanized should be used for outside applications. Coat it with some...

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  7. maxdad118 replied to the thread Knocking noise pipes.

    PRV can be 2 things: pressure relief valve(water heaters) and the one you are referring to is pressure reducing/regulating valve

    Feb 18, 2019 at 12:48 AM