Bath Tub Drain

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  1. bpags078

    bpags078 New Member

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    I am replacing the bath tub in my older house and found a cast iron p trap. The old drain was brass. Can I connect a PVC drain to the cast iron P-trap?
     
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    You can, though sometimes it's easier to cut out the old trap and install a new trap at the same time.
     
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  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    If YOU can make a connection to it, then go ahead.
     
  5. bpags078

    bpags078 New Member

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    Thanks for the input. I did a bit more research and found it to be brass p trap and drain that I had removed. I am going to put a PVC drain in and see what happens.
     
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