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1. Do the following:
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==Requirement 8==
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a. Describe how a properly working plumbing system protects our family's health and safety.
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Requirement 7 is:
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:7. Under the supervision of a knowledgeable adult, solder three copper tube connections using a gas torch. Include one tee, two straight pieces, and one coupling.
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b. List five important local health regulations related to plumbing and tell how they protect health and safety.
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This should be #8 (not part of #7):
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:8. Do the following:
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::a. Replace a washer in a faucet.
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::b. Clean out a sink or lavatory trap.
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c. Describe the safety precautions you must take when making home plumbing repairs.
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--J. Cincy (forgot to sign my previous post)
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2. Do the following:
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:Fixed. Thanks, &mdash;'''''[[User:RWSmith|RWSmith]]''''' <small>''[[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Bureaucrat|(Bureaucrat)]]''</small>, 10:35, July 20, 2011 (EDT)
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a. Make a drawing and explain how a home hot- and cold- water supply system works. Tell how you would make it safe from freezing.
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b. Make a drawing and explain the drainage system of the plumbing in a house. Show and explain the use of drains and vents.
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3. Show how to use five important plumber's tools.
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4. Identify and describe the use of each of the following: washer, retaining nut, plunger (rubber force cup), solder, flux, elbow, tee, nipple, coupling, plug, union, trap, drainpipe, and water meter.
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5. Name the kinds of pipe that are used most often in a plumbing system. Explain why these pipes are used.
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6. Cut, thread, and connect two pieces of steel pipe.
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7. Under the supervision of a knowledgeable adult, solder three copper tube connections using a gas torch. Include one tee, two straight pieces, and one coupling.
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  • Requirement 8

    Requirement 7 is:

    7. Under the supervision of a knowledgeable adult, solder three copper tube connections using a gas torch. Include one tee, two straight pieces, and one coupling.

    This should be #8 (not part of #7):

    8. Do the following:
    a. Replace a washer in a faucet.
    b. Clean out a sink or lavatory trap.

    --J. Cincy (forgot to sign my previous post)

    Fixed. Thanks, —RWSmith (Bureaucrat), 10:35, July 20, 2011 (EDT)
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