Originally Posted by Robin97396
Hey, haven't you met any of us guys that nothing electrical works right when we're around? I can't even keep a darn watch running. Like so many times on various threads where someone bumps a little wire loose.
I like a lot of hand operated items whenever possible. I'm not sure if that's minimalist or rustic or what.
And yes the cold water pump pushes cold water through the water heater in all normal situations. I don't think I'm trying that one with a hand pump.
Has anybody seen those shower valves that were commonly used in Germany? They have real water problems over there. You had to pull the rope to get water through the shower. Can't find that valve here in the US.
Good afternoon. I haven't seen the valve your talking about but in a minimalistic and rustic mind to that type of valve.
Put a standard ball valve in the line, some already have one hole from the factory that could be used, if not drill two holes in the valve handle.
One for a spring attached back to something solid or maybe even a screen door pneumatic type closure and one for the handle or rope. Either way it will close when you need both hands for something one immediately and one slowly?
Sorry now I am thinking about a show with a song my kids used to watch.
Head,shoulders,knees and toes? On the other side of minimalistic/rustic.
I have been on NAVY ships but CAPTAIN SQUID might have an idea from some of the push button showers or sinks from Down Below?
You can find a lot of push button water supply fixtures or electronic type (sensor operated) fixtures from normal suppliers but you have to search on the commercial type side. SLOAN,AMERICAN STANDARD,MOEN, T&S BRASS. Not reccomended in any order or design because each electronic one has there own ups and downs for wiring, trouble shooting? The push button has minimal problems but it depends on the quality of water being provided to it. In a brand new piping install if it messes up it is usually a piece of pipe shaving or a low point in the system that caught all of the shaving granual's because your plumber didn't hold and clean the pipe right while cutting and cleaning there cut.
Old piping cut in? It is usually the calcium in the water being provided.
I have installed and worked with both styles with most commercial brands and push button showers are there but haven't seen a sensor operated shower one yet?
It cost maitenance money dedicated but filter filter filter because you think you knowthe water quality where your at but dont know it where your going,where you will end up at. That effects how long your piping system, pumps? Sediment in your tanks? Including your sewer tanks and fixtures even though you might not eat dirt?(I do? Seems like its part of my job) I grew up on and love well water around sulpher springs tx but all well water is not the same?
Municipal water needs the chlorine filtered? Well water moves sediments and needs to be filtered unless your around the area of east texas to HOT SPRINGS Arkansas?