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thank you for sharing. great video.
Excellent advice !
Regardless of how clean copper pipe and fittings may be, they should always be cleaned with sand cloth or scratch pad and fitting brush. It etches the copper and gives it teeth for the solder to drop to. Joints prep in this matter will withstand way higher pressures in the system, should there ever be any spikes in pressure, and there are always spikes in pressure.It's also a good idea to store your flux every now and then to keep it that honey color.
I don't know if two regional thing or what but we call slope grade down here. And the proper grade is generally 2% which equals a quarter inch per foot. Is permissible to go eight 1% with the inspectors approval unless you running 6 inch pipe which can be grated at 1% without any approval that's 1/8 inch per foot. If the fixture is vented properly, the P-trap will not be at risk of being siphoned out. That's an S trap trait. That's why a toilet primes it's own trap after every flush. The problem with too much grade is that the liquids leave the solids behind. So if you want to run more than 2% grade you have to run it at no less than 45 degrees. I believe that's a 50% grade.
Other common problems I see other handyman doing is connecting copper directly to steel without any brass (at least 6" E-E nipple) or dielectric union in between them. That causes electrolysis which causes erosion. Also I've seen homeowners mix and match PVC and abs using glue to connect the two, not a mechanical fitting like a mission band or something. Also the problem with unreamed pipe, besides being noisy is that it causes cavitation in the pipe which causes pitting and eventual erosion…
Was that a flux applicator you showed to look like a mini torch?? I'm going to check that thing out. Speaking of flux I recommend nokorode regular paste flux by rectorseal. I wouldn't mess around with anything else. And for solder, silverbrite 100… Thanks for posting another informative video..
Good video!! I learn my mistakes after years
I like that you just get on and state the tips/hints no yapping and going off subject like a lot of these videos …just straight down to business in bite sized chunks information for your viewers ..10/10
type L baby, type L.
Nice Job. All that information was awesome and important……
ALRIGHT NOBODY MOVE!! Where can I find that FLUXUATOR!!! I live in NYC!
I was going to mention turning the pipe counterclockwise will help you find the threads but then of course you mentioned it already!
Fitting always need to be brushed !
When hanging a pipe put insulating tape around section of pipe then put hanger .. it helps eliminate Dielectric condition which makes a leak that you will not like
6:10 you can try to repair x-threads by using this method https://youtu.be/yY_fuDRltZE
Just use a sacrificial pipe instead… Great tips 👍
I really appreciate your stuff. Will likely have plumbing work done near future. May I ask where you're located? Just the zip code. If close by would welcome the opportunity to return the good deeds done. If distant, possibly receive a recommendation someone as knowledgeable. T/y again all these HowTos
Wowwww amazing work ! Good job as always 🤗🤗👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
Great tips as usual. I’m glad to see that I’ve done things correctly 😁
Can you use just pipe dope with no teflon tape?
good tips (although error on typed overlay of the solder info : shows 95% tin, 95% antimony) .