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    Yes, makes sense to me! Thanks Jeff! I dont know...

    Yes, makes sense to me! Thanks Jeff! I dont know if I'll get one for this project, but I think I may get one for my husband for his birthday. Seems we are always in need of a threaded pipe!
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    Just curious, do these things work? Oops, just...

    Just curious, do these things work?

    Oops, just tried to link to an **** auction and see that I cant do that. Its item number 230009031804 on **** and I'd really love to know if these things work...
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    Thank you. My husband was shocked to hear that HD...

    Thank you. My husband was shocked to hear that HD couldn't do this, because he was sure he'd had it done there before. So this adds up to what he thought.

    We're trying to avoid the plumbing supply...
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    Thank you Bob and Jim for the additional info,...

    Thank you Bob and Jim for the additional info, much appreciated! It will be a big help. :)
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    The spout thread doesn't even touch the 6 inch...

    The spout thread doesn't even touch the 6 inch pipe, so I can't even start to screw it on. Its a Price Pfister and it says between 3 7/8" and 4 1/4 " from the finished wall and a 6 inch pipe is at 3...
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    Hello Jim, thanks for the reply. Would the...

    Hello Jim, thanks for the reply.

    Would the copper be strong enough if it has two threaded fittings soldered onto each end? And I saw in another post where they suggested adding a coupling and...
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    Confused about tub spout install

    Hi all you helpful people! :) Got another question for you.

    I went to Lowe's today to get a spout nipple only to find out that the special size I need can't be cut by them or other such stores. So...
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    This house was custom built for a doctor back in...

    This house was custom built for a doctor back in the 60's.... this is the original plumbing. Maybe it wasnt a good plumber who did this plumbing, but it was a plumber.

    I think we're going with...
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    Can't blame the HD guys for the T's, although I...

    Can't blame the HD guys for the T's, although I guess the guy was looking over our shoulder when we put it together. We didnt know there was a diff. The compression fitting and the drum trap are both...
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    Cass, shouldn't the plug on the trap be at the...

    Cass, shouldn't the plug on the trap be at the bottom? Are you saying it should be on the top? Yeah, can see what you mean about the Y, we just duplicated what was already there. As far as where we...
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    I absolutely agree with you. I was not trying to...

    I absolutely agree with you. I was not trying to be argumentitive and I know you guys are right. But my point was, the drum trap was already installed before anyone said anything about it being...
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    I'm confused...... you dont really have to take...

    I'm confused...... you dont really have to take it apart, you just unscrew the bottom and clean it out. I'm not arguing your point because I do understand what you are saying, but I dont see it as...
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    Well that really sucks cuz we're finished and we...

    Well that really sucks cuz we're finished and we used the drum trap. Don't understand why it would be hard to clean, it just unscrews at the bottom. Can't imagine them being illegal if they sell them...
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    Ohh, a P trap woulda been a good idea! We...

    Ohh, a P trap woulda been a good idea! We thought we had to have the drum trap, so we bought a new one. It's almost put back together already. :)

    We ended up tying into the vent pipe that you...
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    Thanks guys, just got back from HD with what we...

    Thanks guys, just got back from HD with what we hope will fix this up. The threads inside those T's are completely shot, and we cant get the T busted off so we got a compression fitting for the...
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    ok update. Touched that pipe and it fell right...

    ok update. Touched that pipe and it fell right off, leaving rusty threads stuck in both of the T pieces. Can't seem to bust that bottom tee off the lower pipe in addition to not being sure how to...
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    From bad to worse, more remodel woes

    Ok, so we thought we were home free with the plumbing til we went to hook up the bath drain this am. This is what we found. This pipe at the end of the purple line is busted, with the treads busted...
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    Thanks! That's what I wanted to hear!! :D

    Thanks! That's what I wanted to hear!! :D
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    Is this just a one piece unit that comes out, or...

    Is this just a one piece unit that comes out, or is it still two pieces? We looked for something copper that would come out and then elbow but could not find it.

    We are within about a quarter inch...
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    Thanks!! We're off to L***** to get what we need....

    Thanks!! We're off to L***** to get what we need. We were totally stuck with only a few days of vacation left to work on this and didnt know which way to turn. You're a life saver!!
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    Awesome, thanks, got it! Where exactly would...

    Awesome, thanks, got it!

    Where exactly would you start the cut and the slope downwards?

    Just want to say a huge thanks to all of the professionals and experienced people out there who take the...
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    Thanks for your speedy reply Cass! We thought...

    Thanks for your speedy reply Cass!

    We thought of that but do not know how to tie the plastic into the cut pipe after we cut it. How do we do that?? Thought it had to be threaded to connect the...
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    bath remodel plumbing dilemma. STUCK.

    Hi, new here, found you through the John Bridge tile forums.

    We are remodeling our 1960's bathroom and have come to the point of putting in the fixtures in the bath/shower. We decided on a bit...
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