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  1. Question: Vanity Sink trap

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    So, what you are saying is that it would not work...

    So, what you are saying is that it would not work to have a trap above the waste? That being the case, in my situation, my only recourse would be to raise the waste pipe inside the wall? Thanks.
  2. Question: Vanity Sink trap

    by jayRoss
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    Vanity Sink trap

    I'm installing a bathroom sink with very little clearance to place the trap below the waste pipe. Will this present a problem draining water or causing gas fumes? There will also be extra bends...
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    Thanks. I will take your advice and replace it...

    Thanks. I will take your advice and replace it with a brass drain assembly.
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    Got you. I guess it's off to buy a Dremel. ...

    Got you. I guess it's off to buy a Dremel. Should I coat the entire ID and OD ridges of the gasket with silicone?

    Also, in the event I have trouble down the road, I was wondering if there is...
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    Thanks. I will use your method to seat the...

    Thanks. I will use your method to seat the no-caulk gasket, however I think I will pass on trying to use a dremel to trim the remaining pipe, as I don't know if I could do it without damaging...
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    Thank you for your reply. I installed the drain...

    Thank you for your reply. I installed the drain 'y exactly as indicated in the diagram. The rubber gasket is under the base between the fiber gasket and nut. Kindly elaborate on your two points:
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    No Caulk PVC shower drain

    I just installed an acrylic shower base and an initial test reveals a leak between the drain body and the drain pipe. The drain body just presses over the drain pipe and squeezes through the rubber...
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    This is a follow-up with another question. The...

    This is a follow-up with another question. The drain was removed easily, just as your instructions stated. Originally, I was going to keep the stone base, however, learning that standard glass...
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    RE: 2" (ID) cast iron drainpipe I see from...

    RE: 2" (ID) cast iron drainpipe

    I see from several posts, that the "no hub" connector is a solution for many connection problems. However, when using no-hub connector, is it absolutely necessary...
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    Thanks again. Now that I have a starting point...

    Thanks again. Now that I have a starting point and feel reasonably comfortable about removing the drain, I will begin the project as soon as I locate the replacement drain. At least I know what to...
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    1. Since you said "pull the joint apart, It...

    1. Since you said "pull the joint apart, It sounds like it is not threaded in any way below or behind the lead and oakum. Therefore, do you feel I will need a special tool to "pull the joint apart?"...
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    After using the knife, the part that I called...

    After using the knife, the part that I called "pipe flange" is exactly as you described (soft and shiny.) Actually, it looks like lead.
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    Are all shower pan drains replaceable?

    After reading several posts about the difficulties in removing a drain from a shower pan, I am wondering if it is even possible to do so in my case. The shower pan in question appears to be a...
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