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    You right it is a tub. I know the issue with the...

    You right it is a tub. I know the issue with the tub, since the trap in ecased in concrete, I can't get to the trap. (was still on the fence about installing a tub anyway) But what is the issue with...
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    I have attached a few pics to help explain. In...

    I have attached a few pics to help explain. In the 2nd you can see the three fixtures:
    Shower in upper right ,WC in middle and lav on the left. In 1st (taken 180 degrees from pic1a) The drain on...
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    horizontal wet vent

    When our house was built a 3 pc rough in plumbing was completed in the basement. I have stubs for a WC, tub, and vanity. 5-6 feet away from the closest fixture is a 3" pvc pipe rising out of the...
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    Tub roughin

    HJ,
    Perhaps I'm missing something. The drains I see on most tubs have to be 7-10 off the rough wall. Am I looking at this the right way? Is stub out of the concrete the drain for the tub, or the...
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    rough in

    Greg,
    #1 as far as the P-Trap being buried....???? I haven't popped the cap on the pipe and checked. I'll look into it and let post.

    Pipe layout. Unfortunately, I don't have a photo or the...
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    Basement Rough In

    I'm starting to consider finishing my basement, which includes a full bath that was roughed in by the builder. In looking at what was done it appears that the tub was set way to close to the...
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    Pipe clearance

    In installing a 2nd water meter (for outside use), and running new pipe I have one point where the pipes from the two meters touch. Is this an issue, and is there a minimun distance that pipes need...
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    If I do have to sweat the elbow off, any...

    If I do have to sweat the elbow off, any tips/tricks to prevent the soldered joint on the other end of the valve from coming loose?
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    I agree

    that I shouldn't remove more than what is necessary, but per the township's instructions the 2nd meter needs to be branched off the main supply.

    per this:...
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    sweating near main shut off

    I am going to be installing a 2nd water meter, and I am presented with a problem.

    My current plumbing setup -
    3/4" incoming service to a brass shutoff
    a copper elbow from the shutoff
    to the...
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    2nd sprinkler meter

    I'm doing some work to install a 2nd water meter for my outside watering (underground irrigation & hose bibs). The incoming service line is 3/4", the line to the underground irrigation is 1", and...
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    bump

    Anyone care to comment ?
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    Mortar under swanstone showerpan

    I'm installing a new shower pan, and from reading these boards, I can see that most recommend bedding the pan in a mortar base. I see that most like the method that calls for a few piles of mortar...
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    P-trap angle question

    I'm installing a new drain for my shower, and I'm having some trouble working the drain pipe around some joists to the horizontal pipe leading to the main waste line. I have 2 questions.

    #1 how...
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    Cutting swanstone

    Does anyone have an experience installing shower walls with this material? In order to install the walls, I need to cut a hole for the shower valve. Would a RotoZip carbide bit be acceptable to...
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    compression shutoffs

    I am currently in the process of remodeling a bathroom and this includes a new mixing valve and showerhead. Currently I have installed compression (ball valve) shutoffs on the supply lines, to allow...
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    Tub to Shower Conversion

    From reading on this and other boards, I see that in order to to convert a tub/shower to a shower I must replace the 1.5" waste line with a 2" waste line. I understand this is code, but can anyone...
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