Questions Of The Week ~ Plumbing September 16

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This week, let’s do the plumbing category in honor
of our master plumber, Martin Willes.

  1. What is the minimum number of inches a vent pipe can extend out of the roof?
    a) 3
    b) 2
    c) 4
    d) 6

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2) Name the trap assembly used when the drain is centered under one bowl of the kitchen sink.
a) Center Outlet Continuous Waste
b) End Outlet Continuous Waste
c) Under-the-Sink Assembly
d) Single Trap Assembly

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3) Type M copper pipe has ____ color printing on it.
a) blue
b) red
c) green
d) none of the above

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4) What type of pipe has the least amount of friction loss?
a) CPVC
b) PVC
c) galvanized
d) pex

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5) What size of the drain is required for a shower stall?
a) 1 1/2"
b) 2"
c) 2 1/2"
d) 4"
e) None of the above

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Extra Credit!
WHO sang this on WHAT #1 song?
Love to hang out longer

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Good questions Marc.

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B - 2"
C - Under Sink Assembly
B - Red
A - CPVC
B - 2"
Josh Turner _ Time is Love ??

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Good Morning, here are my answers:

  1. D
  2. B
  3. B
  4. B
  5. B

Ex: “Time is Love” by Josh Turner

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THANKS Marcel
If it is buried, it’s from “someone else’s” JUNK posts. :wink:

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Just nervous they will start here.

Great questions, Marc. :wink::+1:

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Answers:
1 - D - 6" Clearance
2 - B - End Outlet Continuous Waste
3 - B - Red
4 - B with smooth wall PVC and exterior glued connection (not internal)?!?!?
5 - B - 2"
Extra Credit - No idea, but the internet agrees with Josh Turner

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Thank you Marc these are really good questions🙂

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A true pleasure!
I hope I got 'em correct or I could end up in a clogged sink drain :cowboy_hat_face:

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Thanks Marc. :+1:

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Some good answers being posted here. A lot more sense and knowledge being presented than other threads!

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WTG Marc !! Great as usual!!

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Oh and BTW - this is OK 'cause it’s steel… …

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:rofl::rofl::rofl: nice pic Marc!

That was yesterday

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I suppose the same plumber installed the drain for the clothes washer.

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Nah, it was uncle Javier.
He did that after he put in a mylar foil dryer vent that got crushed.

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tenor (24)

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I got distracted looking @ the 40 yr old mags in the attic,
I almost missed the termites.

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