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    Apr 21, 2005, 09:04 AM
    ABS Fiberglass Shower Drain Installation
    Hi, I've read some great posts on the forums but still can't fully answer my hopefully simple question.

    I'm installing a fiberglass shower in my basement and picked up an ABS screw-in drain for it to connect to my abs drain pipe. The drain came with a rubber gasket, I'm wondering which side of the shower should the gasket go?

    Should it be, from the top:

    == drain cover ==
    == abs screw-in drain ==
    == rubber gasket ==
    == fiberglass shower ==
    == abs drain ==
    == pipe ==

    Thanks for any replies.
    -Todd
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    Apr 21, 2005, 02:18 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by tfoggoa
    Hi, I've read some great posts on the forums but still can't fully answer my hopefully simple question.

    I'm installing a fiberglass shower in my basement and picked up an ABS screw-in drain for it to connect to my abs drain pipe. The drain came with a rubber gasket, I'm wondering which side of the shower should the gasket go?

    Should it be, from the top:

    == drain cover ==
    == abs screw-in drain ==
    == rubber gasket ==
    == fiberglass shower ==
    == abs drain ==
    == pipe ==
    Thanks for any replies.
    -Todd

    Hi Todd,

    If by "screw in drain" you mean a 2" threaded ABS drain it goes like this.
    Top of the shower base.
    ** strainer**
    ** Threaded drain with a small rope of plumbers putty or silicon jel under the lip of the drain.
    ** fiberglass shower**
    Bottom of the shower base.
    ** neoprene, (rubber) gasket**
    **fiber friction washer**
    ** Retaining nut**
    ** stub up from trap**
    If you're installing any thing else I'll need the name and model of the drain.
    Cheers, Tom

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