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    Thanks Plumber1. I'm planning on pouring a lead...

    Thanks Plumber1. I'm planning on pouring a lead joint w/ oakum, etc., and hope this all works out. The riser will be about a 1/2 inch below the top of the cast iron flange so I'm assuming I'll pour...
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    Hairline Crack

    Thanks for the advice Cass. I'm coming to the point where I may become a gongoozler because I don't want to mess this up. I'm wondering if there's a way to fix the crack? I'll do some research and...
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    Pouring Lead Toilet Flange

    Hello, I decided to remove the complete old flange and lead in my concrete basement and have some questions. While hammering the old flange I must have hit the lead? pipe riser and it now has a half...
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    Tilted Toilet Waste Pipe

    I took a break from the toilet and I'm back to it. I've determined I have a short sweep? pipe so the oatey twist n set is too long and use of a regular oatey "shorter" plastic flange doesn't give...
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    Oatey

    Cass, I'll run some water through them tonight; they are not hooked up to the supply yet; yes, oatey 95. Thank's for looking.
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    Also...Reheated w/ some Flux 3 times

    Also...I Reheated for 5 or so seconds w/ some added Flux 3 additional times w/ in approximately 1 minute each time. I did this because the joints didn't look sealed and I added some more solder......
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    Sweating Multiple Joints Close Together

    Quick question...I've read all the tips on here regarding soldering but need a few on soldering multiple joints that are about an inch apart. I soldered those pictured below one after the other w/...
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    On second thought

    I wouldn't want the pipe flush w/ the concrete.

    Jim, thanks for your insight as well.
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    Oatey too High

    Master Mark, thanks again for the wisdom. So you are saying go w/ the oatey allen wrench flange or just a flange (quick ring) anchored to the concrete? I may cut the cast iron pipe down to make it...
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    Shower Base

    Thanks Jim. The drain fits around the pipe and the pipe s/be flush w/ the concrete; a rubber seal is then put over the pipe and is also flush w/ concrete; finally a removable strainer is put on the...
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    Cutting Pipe in Shower Base

    Here's a pic.
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    Cutting Pipe in Shower Base

    Dumb question. I had a plumber over and he enlightened me that my drain pipe was lead and he used a caulking iron to seal it by pounding the lead which sealed around the pipe. I need to now cut it...
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    Found It

    I found the oatey w/ three allens screws and I'll probably use it. The flange is going to be sitting about 1/8 above the planned ceramic tile right now as the pipe sticks out about 3/8 inches and...
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    Twist n set

    Gary, good point. Cass and HJ, there is no allen set screw. I checked the oatey site and couldn't find that one. The twist n set has a rubber gasket w/ threading to tighten the fit. Thanks for...
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    PVC Twist-N-Set Closet Flange

    Master Plumber, thanks for the great advice. I picked up the PVC Twist-N-Set Closet Flange at the big orange box and it looks like I'll have to take off the lip of the top of the pipe. I assume I...
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    Removing Cast Iron Flange Concrete Floor

    I have a question regarding my gameplan to remove the cast iron flange. It must have been installed prior to the concrete as the concrete appears to be flush w/ the flange. A plumber recommended...
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    RioHyde, thanks a bunch! I'm learning you can be...

    RioHyde, thanks a bunch! I'm learning you can be a little creative w/ this stuff which is great. I'll probably make an access panel on the wall behind the fixture. Why would the dielectric union...
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    Plumber 1 Are you defining the drain fitting at...

    Plumber 1 Are you defining the drain fitting at the bottom of the drain (where planned 2 pvc pipe would end) or the top lip? I assume the top lip. So the nipple cutoff enters the iron drain? ...
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    Cal, It's nice to know that too many twist and...

    Cal, It's nice to know that too many twist and turns isn't really a problem and that you can just put together your "puzzle" pretty much the way you want. Thanks!

    HJ, I took apart the dielectric...
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    Shower Fixture Installation Question

    Hello, I am installing a shower fixture and Im trying to ensure I do it properly. Below is a picture. I need to bring the fixture out a bit to accommodate a change in the shower base dimensions. ...
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    DWV Question Concrete Floor

    Hello, I have a DWV question regarding a shower base on a concrete floor. It is a 2 inch pipe opening which will be sealed in the shower base. However, the 2 inch pipe does not fit that snugly at...
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    All Elbows

    Hello, I am installing a shower fixture and Im trying to ensure I do it properly. Below is a picture. I need to bring the fixture out a bit to accommodate a change in the shower base dimensions. ...
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