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  1. Thread: Shower make-over

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    Hi Redwood:
    The drain line follows the plane of the trap and goes through the joist at the top of the photo - the angle of the photo makes it hard to notice.
    The "2 90s" to which you refer are in...
  2. Thread: Shower make-over

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    Shower drain first:
    There's no way to remove the trap because the junctions are all up against one another (photo) but I have enough height that I can cut the riser, install a coupling, and have a...
  3. Thread: Shower make-over

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    Got it.
    I've seen the coupling that you mention so I'll be sure the get the correct kind.

    Is cutting the copper pipe a simple hacksaw job, or a power recip saw, or what?
  4. Thread: Shower make-over

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    Thanks, JADNASHUA: The drain did indeed come apart after the bolts came out. I am amazed to see that there's no gasket or seal between the two halves of the drain and the shower pan.
    The 5/16" ply...
  5. Thread: Shower make-over

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    As promised, and following your excellent advice, I removed the shower floor. After messing around with a hammer and chisel for a couple of hours, I discovered a short-cut: I chipped off a row of...
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    Thanks JADNASHUA and HJ for your replies.
    Great advice, even though you confirmed my worst fear - having to rip out the entire shower floor. What started as a simple re-tiling project...well, you...
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    Hi folks: This my first post of any kind - ever - so be gentle.
    Project started as a simple re-tiling of a 1970s shower-toilet-vanity. Replace the floor tiles (and install in-floor heating at the...
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