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Needs a lower flow aerator or one which mixes in more air. I like the spring-flo aerators from WB. #51028 and #51027.

The listing for the #51027 shows a female but is labeled as dual thread. The title is wrong, the #51027 is female threads only. They messed up when they launched the new site. If they say out of stock just order anyway, you'll get them in a couple weeks regardless.
The faucet is 50 years old. I doubt it had a low flow aerator originally.

But sure, restricting the outlet will make it mix.
 

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All those Aerators are in stock, But I’m not willing to pay what they want for them. I like subpar materials.

I think the ones I use work great and I have zero complaints, exactly the opposite, everyone loves them.

When I worked for the family business we used the the spring flo wolverine branded aerators. They’re great, just over priced for my market.

I use these a lot. I buy them for $1.35 each and they come in a 50 pack. I sell them for $7.00. That’s $282.50 ($5.65) profit after I pay for the 50 pack. 🤣
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1st call: replace toilet seat and lavatory pop up rod.

2nd call: remove toilet and bidet connection for the owner to remove wallpaper and paint the bathroom.

3rd call : dewinterize a vacant house and check all the plumbing. Make minor repairs.

4th call: low volume on tub/shower valve.
Easy money.
 

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Guy called me yesterday about water coming out of his shower head and tub spout at the same time without the diverter being pulled for showering. My first question was, “who used to be your plumber” and we got off on the right foot quick. Anyways, he sent me some pics this morning and I knew it was either going to be an upside down valve install, or pex wing ell for the tub spout. Guys, you can’t use a pex wing ell for a tub spout. It’s too restrictive.

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Guy called me yesterday about water coming out of his shower head and tub spout at the same time without the diverter being pulled for showering. My first question was, “who used to be your plumber” and we got off on the right foot quick. Anyways, he sent me some pics this morning and I knew it was either going to be an upside down valve install, or pex wing ell for the tub spout. Guys, you can’t use a pex wing ell for a tub spout. It’s too restrictive.

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It tells you 1/2” copper or IPS in the instructions I’ve read. Delta, same thing.
 

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Guy called me yesterday about water coming out of his shower head and tub spout at the same time without the diverter being pulled for showering. My first question was, “who used to be your plumber” and we got off on the right foot quick. Anyways, he sent me some pics this morning and I knew it was either going to be an upside down valve install, or pex wing ell for the tub spout. Guys, you can’t use a pex wing ell for a tub spout. It’s too restrictive.
"But it's Expanding PEX so there's no restriction!!" :ROFLMAO: :LOL: :ROFLMAO: :LOL:
 
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"But it's Expanding PEX so there's no restriction!!" :ROFLMAO: :LOL: :ROFLMAO: :LOL:
Funny thing about this is i know the guy who did it. Him and my dad worked together when i was in middle school. He's something special. But he's giving this new home owner every excuse under the sun as to why it is doing what it is doing. House is still in its first year of ownership and im waiting to see how the conversation with the original plumber went. I asked him to please let him know that it is me who is telling you what is wrong. 😂
 

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Read the description below the video. And then look at the comments about people not reading the description :D

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"........All hiring and decisions were exclusively between the landlord and plumber. The woman with the steam vacuum is the tenant of this low income apartment with her two children. They reported a leaking bathroom sink to their landlord. The landlord, a very problematic, very cheap, Persian female, calls in a self-appointed Hispanic plumber named Wilmer. Wilmer is the kind of cheap labor that cuts corners to try and save money.

It should come as no surprise, with these buildings having been built in the 1970's and earlier, that nothing is up to code. This means, in order to shut the water off for this one apartment, the entire building's water would have to be shut down. The apartment complex requires a $150 fee to be paid every 30 minutes the water is turned off. The shut off valves and water heaters are behind locked doors and are only accessible by the complex staff.

This is obviously a flawed system compared to the ideal of each apartment having separate shut off valves. The landlord is far too cheap to do anything about it. Wilmer tried to please the cheap landlord by saving her $150 on the bill - you guessed it - by repairing the leak with the water still on. Wilmer, confident in his abilities and armed with his trusty 5 gallon bucket, knows that he will always get her return business if he pulls this off. He gets underneath the sink and unleashes a 90PSI torrent of steaming hot water (don't worry, the minion slippers are fine)........"

It's the main reason I refuse most condos now, I learned a lesson last year. I shut the main in the guy's condo and turning it back on it leaked. Told the guy it needed to be replaced. After an hour another owner below showed me the same handle in her closet in the ceiling, it could of been the main but it was unknown. It was the same type and I knew it would leak, no other valves were found. I told them to close the curb valve to change the one upstairs. A few weeks later I saw the city guy and he told me this story which turned out it was for the building I was in for this specific curb valve, it turned out the curb valve was under the asphalt and they didn't want to pay the city to turn it off or dug up. Luckily the valve upstairs stopped leaking. Now I refuse the entire street unless they have a ball valve and another one for the building I can easily reach.
 

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It's a pretty city. The live oaks are awesome. We have a bunch down town. I passed my Georgia Exam today, master ii unrestricted. I thought it was an open book test and then found out when i walked in with a stack of books it wasnt. I was 50/50 at that point. Scored an 82, took about 3.5 hours.
 
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