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    Nevermind!

    Found the problem:

    Where the drain bowl meets the horiz drain pipe is a FACTORY joint - LEAKS, grrrrr...

    It's going back and I'm selecting a different brand.

    There's 4 hours of my life I'll...
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    What am I doing wrong??

    Using the STA-Put Ultra (stainless) to hook up a FG/Acrylic tub & drain.

    Can't seem to get the drain spud to seal at the tub flange. Been through this 3 times now with varying amounts of STA-Put....
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    Thanks all. Mark, I like the idea of forgiveness,...

    Thanks all. Mark, I like the idea of forgiveness, putty it is...
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    Silicone or Putty??

    When mounting the drain to a whirlpool tub, is it best to use Silicone Sealant(GE II Kitchen and Bath) or straight up plumber's putty?

    Or does it not much matter at all??
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    Not taking the bait Gary!! LOL...thanks for the...

    Not taking the bait Gary!! LOL...thanks for the input everyone!
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    OK, I wasn't too clear. I was more interested...

    OK, I wasn't too clear.

    I was more interested in the TYPE of valves (inside the wall stuff) moreso than the BRAND of fixtures. Just thought I'd go for a two-fer in one post and NEITHER request...
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    Valves & Fixtures

    Getting ready to order valves and fixtures for the MB remodel. Space contains a dedicated jet tub and a dedicated shower stall into which we'd like to install a separate wall-mounted hand sprayer. We...
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    2 quick follow-up questions: Should I also...

    2 quick follow-up questions:

    Should I also place the 6mil plastic under the tub, as well as, under the mortar (this would encapsulated the mortar completely)?

    Should I place a full bed of...
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    Mortar bed for whirlpool

    How thick should I make the mortar under the support rails for a 6x3 whirlpool?
    Will I still need leveling stringers if using mortar?
    Which mortar should I use? I understand concrete and thinset...
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    ***update***

    OK, it's been awhile so I'll give an update and ask my question(s)...

    Tear out is done.
    Plumbing & electrical done.
    New tub drain
    old plumbing supplies/drains capped
    2 recessed lights...
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    French. Only other way I can see is, if you...

    French.

    Only other way I can see is, if you build up the floor enough to run the new pipe completely above the old floor. I was thinking I could raise the tub about 1.5 - 2" on sleeper studs then...
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    Pictures::: :) For reference, post #15 shows...

    Pictures::: :)

    For reference, post #15 shows "the Plan"...

    First Pic: Overview of existing shower drain (left side) and proposed new tub drain (right side) Note:: Vertical stack in rear is NOT...
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    with PICTURES

    Let's try this
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    New, hopefully larger image for those vision...

    New, hopefully larger image for those vision impaired :) DIDN'T WORK!!

    Frenchie - My existing tub drain is already <2" from the underside of the subfloor :-(
    To extend another 6' I'll still...
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    Joists are 2x10 dimensional lumber...no...

    Joists are 2x10 dimensional lumber...no engineered joists.

    If need be, I'll raise the tub 1.5" by placing 2x4 or 2x6 dimensional on their sides as sleepers.

    And it's totally cool to use the...
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    Patrick, Thanks!!! I'm having trouble...

    Patrick,

    Thanks!!! I'm having trouble visualizing. Please help me a bit more. Also, I would be using a SANITARY TEE, not a VENT TEE...correct???

    Even if the shower drain I'm tying into is 4'...
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    Here's a pic of the job. Now, we're all on the...

    Here's a pic of the job. Now, we're all on the same page :)

    The tub will need to be 'flipped' so that drain is on left hand side. This needs to be done in order to meet mfr spec for service access...
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    AHA!!! Another option I MAY have is to tie...

    AHA!!!

    Another option I MAY have is to tie into the existing 2" shower drain. This drain is less than 4' from where the new tub drain needs to be.

    Now...is this a no-no???

    Is there such a...
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    The chase option is out of the question as this...

    The chase option is out of the question as this bathroom sits atop the dining room. A soffit in this location would be unsightly.

    The 1.5" slope difference is going to be an issue as the existing...
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    Moving a tub drain

    I need to move my existing tub drain to the other side of the alcove to accommodate my new tub...long story.
    Drain is 1.5" ABS, need to run 6', thru about 4 joists (2x10). Not the least bit...
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    Mark & Furd... Great info guys, thanks for the...

    Mark & Furd...

    Great info guys, thanks for the help!

    Mark, $225 is the deal of the century!!! Anymore of those laying around?? Even with freight to NJ it's a steal!!! That's what I call a...
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    I cannot speak for your customers who want more...

    I cannot speak for your customers who want more 'lumbar' jets, but I would think that 2 should be sufficient.

    From your website it looks like you put a whirlpool in your own bathroom. How many...
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    MASTER MARK: "Their is nothing more disappointing...

    MASTER MARK: "Their is nothing more disappointing in a WP tub than not haveing enough jets blasting hot water and bubbles up in your buttox....."

    TMI Dude, T-M-I :eek:

    Thanks for the tub recs,...
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    [QUOTE=SteveW]Do you have a big enough water...

    [QUOTE=SteveW]Do you have a big enough water heater? (Or two?)

    Actually this tub will replace a same-sized soaking tub. We didn't have a hot water problem with that tub, so I should be clear.
    ...
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    I don't necessarily 'dislike' any of these tubs....

    I don't necessarily 'dislike' any of these tubs. I just want to know I'm getting the best I can for my limited budget. I'm asking the pro's to weigh in...

    As far as usage, we'll be using it alot...
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