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    I should point out that that drawing is from...

    I should point out that that drawing is from Terry's own drawing here: http://www.terrylove.com/forums/showpost.php?p=66473&postcount=35 . I wouldn't want Terry to get mad at us. :)
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    OK, here are two pictures. Thanks to both of you...

    OK, here are two pictures. Thanks to both of you for showing me the fittings.

    It does look like the guy did it right -- directional tee and all (see the arrow) -- but it still collects debris. ...
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    I looked around in some plumbing catalogs, and...

    I looked around in some plumbing catalogs, and didn't see any baffle tees. They do have sanitary tees, however, which is what my link above shows. I don't see how one of those could clog. I still...
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    I do now, I think. Would this be it?: ...

    I do now, I think. Would this be it?: http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=directional+tee+plumbing&btnG=Search+Images

    The guy used a straight tee, and the pipe is dead level. So that...
  5. Thanks. So the salesman's statement was bogus,...

    Thanks. So the salesman's statement was bogus, then.

    And no, I wouldn't redo tons of plumbing. Just the valve and the top 6" of the drain -- worst case.

    Let me put it this way. The faucets...
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    OK, maybe this will help. Here are pictures of...

    OK, maybe this will help. Here are pictures of the right and wrong way.
  7. Precisely. It's useless, I don't like it, and...

    Precisely. It's useless, I don't like it, and it's just one more thing to clean and maintain. My preferred alternative is to install a straight drain with no obstructions and get a little removable...
  8. Yeah, that's what I might do. But no, it...

    Yeah, that's what I might do. But no, it wouldn't take just 5 minutes. I would replace the whole drain. Because that's just the way I do things.

    But do you happen to know if there is anything...
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    dubldare and Rancher, Read it again. You're...

    dubldare and Rancher,
    Read it again. You're cleaning the wrong drain. That's not the one that stinks.

    What happens is that a little waste from the garbage disposal backs up in that pipe. And...
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    So we're just imagining the smell? I think I see...

    So we're just imagining the smell? I think I see the problem here. :)
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    There's a subtle way to screw up

    You see comment 35 above? ( http://www.terrylove.com/forums/showpost.php?p=66473&postcount=35 ). That's the right way to do it, but there's an easy way to do it wrong. This is off the subject, but...
  12. Pop-up drain plug required in bathroom sink?

    When I went to buy faucets for a bathroom remodeling project, I was told that a pop-up drain plug is required to meet "national code" -- whatever that is. (Or it could be an FHA or HUD requirement...
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