Can you use flexible rubber cuppling at bathroom sink drain? Photo

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by 68malibu383, May 28, 2014.

  1. 68malibu383

    68malibu383 New Member

    Dec 15, 2009
    Found in a home that was just "remodeled". I don't think this can be used here but I can't find a code reference for it. So, take a look and let me know, please.

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  2. dj2

    dj2 Member

    Aug 13, 2013
    Winnetka, California
    Drain sets have reducer compression nuts to go from 1-1/4" to 1-1/2", not this type of coupling/adapter for this application. I don't know who did the remodeling and what he was thinking.
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  4. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    The drain is either too high in the wall, or the installer didn't know how to cut the drain tail piece shorter.
    I've never seen a drain so "hacked" in.

    I would love to see the entire drain all the wall to the wall. I can use a laugh today.
  5. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona
    It comes under the classification of "good workmanship".
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