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  1. Hey there Sjlammer, What did you finally...

    Hey there Sjlammer,

    What did you finally decide to do? Which toilet are you using? How'd it work out??

    I have "zero" experience with the rear outflow units, so I'm curious as to others'...
  2. I started a different thread a few days ago, but...

    I started a different thread a few days ago, but since I'm here, I'll see if I can finish this up.

    Bathroom layout. Room is on 2nd floor of 2 story, post and beam where there is no ceiling/floor...
  3. Okay, so what I guess I was referring to was the...

    Okay, so what I guess I was referring to was the Kohler Barrington requires a 4" rough-in. Please forgive me for being such a novice, but I'm concerned like you mentioned above that we do not want...
  4. I'm trying to work out something similar in my...

    I'm trying to work out something similar in my project. Not really happy about using a rear-outlet toilet, but "in theory" it solves most of my problems.

    With no experience regarding these rear...
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    Yep, kinda figured what I had come across at an...

    Yep, kinda figured what I had come across at an old farmhouse years ago wasn't proper.

    Just thought I'd throw it out there and see if, by chance, I might be on to something.

    Thanks for...
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    Shower/toilet drain question

    Working on a second story bathroom for my cabin which is post and beam (no floor joists between first and second floors).

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    Was wondering if this configuration was a workable or...
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    Thanks HJ. I had read this before somewhere in...

    Thanks HJ. I had read this before somewhere in the forum. Just thought I'd throw it out there and confirm it.

    Mario
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    1-1/2" vs 2" for bar sink?

    I'm helping a friend with his DWV layout.

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    Looking for a Pro's view on whether we could use 1-1/2" vs 2" on the run from the 10"x12" (no disposal) bar (prep) sink to the 2" kitchen sink...
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    Have you folks used the oakum and lead wool to...

    Have you folks used the oakum and lead wool to fill in around any of the plastics, like ABS or PVC?

    Found a company through another forum, Dallas Specialties, that makes a 2x2 XH, what they call a...
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    johnjh2o1, I may give this a try, since the...

    johnjh2o1,

    I may give this a try, since the joint isn't going to be subject to undue pressure or having pooled water in this area.
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    I forgot to mention that I contacted the Fernco...

    I forgot to mention that I contacted the Fernco rep here in my area. The closest they could come was 2.95" and the next size up was something like 3.6". My CI hub ID is approx. 3-1/4". These are...
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    Help with 2" Cast Iron Hub - Part 2

    I'm racking my brains over the same issue as described in another post from this forum.. (Same title, but I don't know how to link threads..)

    Trying to go from a 2" XH cast iron hub to 2" ABS. ...
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    hj, I know it seems kind of nit-noy, but the...

    hj,

    I know it seems kind of nit-noy, but the Oatley boxes that I find at the big box stores don't have the configuration I'm looking for. I guess I'll buy a blank box and knock out the holes on...
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    Washing machine & ice maker boxes by IPS

    I'm doing a remodel and want to buy a couple of the IPS Water-Tite boxes.

    One is a washing machine box, model W4700 TM that has the supply valves mounted on the top of the box and the drain...
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    hj Thanks for the reply. I'm working in a...

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    Thanks for the reply.

    I'm working in a 2x10 floor joist bay between the basement and mainfloor of our 1950's ranch.

    The bathroom is all tile and the wife wants it to remain original. ...
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    Going vertical from a horizontal waste line

    I'm running a 2" shower drain that plumbed horizontally in a joist bay and want to takeoff vertically with my vent line downstream of my p-trap.

    Is the fixture I use a sanitary tee on its back...
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    Hammer and chisel

    Thanks hj

    I kinda figured I'd have to take a hammer to it. Notice the hole just to the right of the bolt head. Will try to persuade it a little more by going farther out on the edge of the plug....
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    Cleanout

    It's either a Wye with an 1/8 or a TY. Can't tell until I remove some more concrete. I'm keeping it as a cleanout and just changing all of the upstream plumbing to ABS. I've attached a picture.
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    3"

    Thanks hj. Being a jack-of-all-trades and master-of-none, it's always comforting to check with a professional.
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    I think I found it!

    I believe Fernco makes what they call a "doughnut". Slip it on the end of the new pipe, clean the inside of the hub, lube the doughnut with soap and plug 'n go. :o
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    3" ABS to 4" Cast Bell Hub

    I'm remodeling our basement and have an existing 4" cleanout at the very edge of my basement wall. The fitting actually extends under the wall. The easiest place to connect my new system would be...
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    Old toilet on a 3" waste line

    Can an old "large tank" (can't remember the gallonage) toilet flush properly into a 3" closet el and trunk line? I'm remodeling my basement and trying to keep my main floor bath untouched (if local...
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