Connecting Tub Drain to Waste Pipe

Discussion in 'Shower & bathtub Forum & Blog' started by nin28, May 10, 2007.

  1. nin28

    nin28 New Member

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    I've just installed a new tub and I'm having difficulty connecting the piping from the tub drain to the waste pipe that rest below it. Previously the 2 pipes we're connected by a flexi-tailpiece, however, the new PVC configuration comes much lower, and I can't get a flexi-tailpiece to connect the two. I've attached a pic to show what I'm dealing with. Any suggestions are appreciated.

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  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    Normally, you would use a new p-trap, and line it up below the waste and overflow.
    that way, you would have used solid pipe, not flexible stuff.
    The pipe could have gone straight down into the p-trap.
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