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    As long as it is properly vented 2" is suffice...

    As long as it is properly vented 2" is suffice for a shower.
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    and stay out!! :D

    and stay out!! :D
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    You could try larger dowels except this time use...

    You could try larger dowels except this time use Gorilla glue as opposed to regular wood glue(assuming that is what you used). It is worth the try and a lot less work then replacing the whole section.
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    As far as I'm concerned every company has "lost...

    As far as I'm concerned every company has "lost it" ever since they went public and turned their back on our industry!!
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    Here it is called a "sediment trap" and must be...

    Here it is called a "sediment trap" and must be installed on the inlet of all appliances except clothes dryers,ranges,outdoor grilles and illuminating appliances. They also cannot be installed...
  6. I agree they do get sticky and I have even had to...

    I agree they do get sticky and I have even had to lightly sand one because of lack of use.

    I have two problems with the plastic one's;

    First is the trusting the connection on the bottom of...
  7. I have yet to come across a "frozen" stopper,...

    I have yet to come across a "frozen" stopper, however I have replaced many face plates. I have also replaced many plastic units that are plain junk...I have yet to find one that I think is worth...
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    Poll: And for some strange reason I still keep a small...

    And for some strange reason I still keep a small ball of wicken on the truck...it took me a long time to change (trust factor) over to teflon tape.
  9. I only use brass waste and overflows such as...

    I only use brass waste and overflows such as Gerber. If you occasionally clean and grease the stopper you will have no problems. I would stay away from plastic ones.
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    That is definately the easiest way by means of an...

    That is definately the easiest way by means of an estabrook fitting to stack vent the bath,however I can't recall ever having that much room underground to utilizing one. But it is an option that...
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    This drawing is fine as long as all you're...

    This drawing is fine as long as all you're underground is 2" not 1 1/2. On you're 3x2 wye install a street 45 and roll the wye so the bottom of the 45 is at the centerline of the 3". Then right after...
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    Usually when there is a floor drain in a...

    Usually when there is a floor drain in a residence it has a combination main drain that handles all plumbing fixtures plus storm drains(roof leaders,gutters,etc.). This might be why you're...
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    Sounds like you need to contact the...

    Sounds like you need to contact the installer...if possible!
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    Good Idea! My compressor is not big enough to do...

    Good Idea! My compressor is not big enough to do it on a daily basis. But, if I got a lot of calls for it.... I would probably sub it out instead of investing in and transporting a large compressor.
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    When I test with water I usually glue an 1 1/2...

    When I test with water I usually glue an 1 1/2 pvc female adapter onto the lav drain. Then install 1 1/2 x 1/2 blk or galvy bushing into the fem adapter and then srew in a 1/2 boiler drain or draw...
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    The compressor I use for winterizing and testing...

    The compressor I use for winterizing and testing is a Sears Craftsman 3gallon 1.5 hp 150psi max(?). The tank is hot dog style,which I think was discontinued and replaced with a pancake style...
  17. Yes, Ask them the question I posted in thread #3.

    Yes, Ask them the question I posted in thread #3.
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    I have never broke a toilet removing or...

    I have never broke a toilet removing or installing regardless of the circumstances. Although, code requires sealing the finish product I have never had a problem with installing a water closet...
  19. Yes it has helped! Find a plumber capable and...

    Yes it has helped! Find a plumber capable and willing to do the job!
  20. I agree the plumber should be able to make the...

    I agree the plumber should be able to make the connection. Wether it is thru the wall on the side of the drain or preinstalling the waste and overflow before setting the tub. Ask the plumber...
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    Sarcasim and looking for help is not a good...

    Sarcasim and looking for help is not a good combo! Good Luck! ;)
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    We can only go by you're explaination which at...

    We can only go by you're explaination which at this point is confusing. Post a picture if you can and that will clarify everything on both sides.
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    I think HJ explained it...it is not an approved...

    I think HJ explained it...it is not an approved fitting. A cleanout is not a wye it is a T and therefore is illegal. It is appreciated that you would replace it with another cleanout above..but...
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    Not if there are fixtures above and the "main...

    Not if there are fixtures above and the "main stack" is actually a drain. You're vent needs to be dry..unless you get into wet venting ,but that is a whole different ballgame.
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    The inspector will also look for proper install...

    The inspector will also look for proper install by code and from reading you're other post... if you decide to use the cleanout as means of tying into the system expect to be failed.
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