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  1. Ric2013 replied to the thread New here need help with nvq level 2.

    Get the i-Lived app. Tell it what you want to achieve and it will guide you.

    Nov 19, 2018 at 10:17 PM
  2. Ric2013 replied to the thread Connecting flexible tap tails to isolation valve.

    I was thinking of the Screwfix catalogue that lists a number of Pegler fittings as being 'low lead contact' (sic.). When I Googled...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 10:54 PM
  3. Ric2013 rated YorkshireDave's post Useful in the thread Connecting flexible tap tails to isolation valve.

    Brass has to contain lead to be classified as Brass. The lead content improves the workability of brass. More lead = longer tool life...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 10:46 PM
  4. Ric2013 rated Chuck's post Informative in the thread Please can anyone answer 3 questions about central heating?.

    Hmm. If it's a Worcester boiler with a built-in pump they are supplied (AFAIK) with the pump speed set to maximum and instructions to...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 10:42 PM
  5. Ric2013 rated Chuck's post Agree in the thread Please can anyone answer 3 questions about central heating?.

    The initial 'air in the system' diagnosis may have given people tunnel vision. It may have been the problem once but after your fine...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 10:41 PM
  6. Ric2013 replied to the thread System boiler tripping RCD at consumer unit.

    I've had the accellerator on the thermostat short out against a metal bit: had to bend the resister away from the metal bit (it was...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 6:36 AM
  7. Ric2013 replied to the thread TRVs just read this info.

    I suppose if there is a restiction on the flow side, then cavitation could occur? I'd be more concerned about a negative pressure...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 6:31 AM
  8. Ric2013 replied to the thread Dripping toilet.

    In-cistern blocks: a good way to make certain the rubber components in the cistern fail. For this reason, most manufacturers warn...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 6:28 AM
  9. Ric2013 liked Alk's post in the thread I dont want to get involved..

    You are right. I think that it has been re-written by the poster on that forum thread in their own words. Unfortunately, the post...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 6:26 AM
  10. Ric2013 replied to the thread Grip It fixings useless?.

    I got given some as a sample when they first came out. Tried them in my own house to fix WC cistern to plasterboard wall. They worked...

    Nov 13, 2018 at 7:48 PM
  11. Ric2013 replied to the thread I dont want to get involved..

    "GN7 gives the advice that a bathroom cupboard limits the zones if the door is toward the bath but the zone extends into the cupboard if...

    Nov 13, 2018 at 7:42 PM
  12. Ric2013 replied to the thread TRV Settings on Radiators.

    Pegler WH caps used to incorporate an H plate and a set screw to hold the head on. The LS had a separate collar and locking ring and...

    Nov 13, 2018 at 7:37 PM
  13. Ric2013 rated YorkshireDave's post Funny in the thread TRV Settings on Radiators.

    Ahh... You said wheelhead it said gate valve tween moi eeaars... Does my reply make more sense now? I only ever use danfoss rad...

    Nov 13, 2018 at 7:36 PM
  14. Ric2013 rated doitmyself's post Agree in the thread TRV Settings on Radiators.

    You must be talking about top quality LS valves. Most versions I am aware of use identical bodies for wheel and LS valves; it's just the...

    Nov 13, 2018 at 7:35 PM