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    Hi. The guy in Bunnies told me that the $69...

    Hi. The guy in Bunnies told me that the $69 Ozito/XU1 was from the same factory BUT it hadn't been 'quality control' tested so it was cheaper.

    Therefore it could be DOA or faulty -meaning a...
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    I think you'd be happier if you get a plumber to...

    I think you'd be happier if you get a plumber to do it :U

    With regards to the tiling, I wouldn't paint them, I think it looks crap. IMO

    Some plain white tiles shouldn't cost you too much and...
  3. I am sorry Nev but I find your somewhat flippant...

    I am sorry Nev but I find your somewhat flippant view rather worrying...

    If gas leaks it might make you cold??? Really? Why is that?

    The heaters and hot water will still work even though...
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    Lord Bug I think you are in danger of messing...

    Lord Bug

    I think you are in danger of messing this up. You will have to remove the traps and

    reconnect onto what looks like cast iron. You may struggle with a cheap torch and

    have leaks. Do...
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    Like Barney said, make sure the PTFE is wound on...

    Like Barney said, make sure the PTFE is wound on in the direction of the thread

    for tightening. Can't understand why it should leak with PTFE applied.

    Let us know how you go

    Bill
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    Hi Putting PTFE on the thread is no use as the...

    Hi

    Putting PTFE on the thread is no use as the water (or gas) seal is created where the

    face of the flare meets the face of the brass fitting. I find using a little smear of Loctite

    LOXEAL...
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    http://www.easytap.com.au/ Have a look at this...

    http://www.easytap.com.au/

    Have a look at this website. May be of some help.

    Bill
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    Hi Jim Sorry mate, I never read your post...

    Hi Jim

    Sorry mate, I never read your post properly. I assumed the taps were surface mounted
    not buried tile.
    I have not come across this myself. I will ask around and see if I can find out.
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    Hello Mate What you have there are ceramic...

    Hello Mate

    What you have there are ceramic disc cartridges. They usually drip due to the discs
    becoming worn or scratched due to debris such as swarf or grit getting between the two
    discs.
    ...
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    by BillyW
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    Hello

    Just like to say hi to everyone.

    I am a plumber from UK who moved to Perth about 2 years ago. I have recently gained
    my contractors licence so am starting out on my own. I have enjoyed reading...
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