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  1. Thread: lead closet bend

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    Just to follow up on what I did. I bought a 12"...

    Just to follow up on what I did. I bought a 12" lead stub and cut the top 4 inches off. I cut the old lead stub as level as I could about an inch below floor level, then carefully belled the old stub...
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    Being Saturday, only one plumbing supply house is...

    Being Saturday, only one plumbing supply house is open here and the guy on the desk knows nothing about the donuts. They do have lead stubs, though.

    Two more little bits of info: this elbow is not...
  3. Thread: lead closet bend

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    Thanks. I went to see how hard access was to do...

    Thanks. I went to see how hard access was to do this from below, and discovered that it isn't actually a lead bend, it's a short piece of lead pipe leading (no pun intended) into a 4" cast iron 90...
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    Problem with lead closet bend

    Hi All

    Second post about our bathroom reno. Things have been going well, but a small snag has come up. After cleaning the old wax off the closet flange, I see that the lead bend is corroded and...
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    The arrestor, in this case, added a "spring" to...

    The arrestor, in this case, added a "spring" to the system and maybe luck just had it that it was just the right rate to damp the vibration
  6. Looking at the picture blown up, I think what...

    Looking at the picture blown up, I think what looks like a branch coming out of the "gray thing" is actually ducting behind it.

    Yours
    Vern
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    Replacing lavatory drain pipe.

    Starting our bathroom reno, and high on the list is replacing the iron pipe drain from the lav to the waste stack. The current pipe drains very slow, and being 50 years old I'm worried that cleaning...
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