galvanized sink drain- want to connect pvc to it

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & ' started by gwg, Oct 14, 2005.

  1. gwg

    gwg New Member

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    I have galvanized drains in my house and an old pedestal sink in the bathroom with metal (galvanized?) pipes. I want to get a new sink and faucet and use pvc. How do I connect the pvc to the galvanized drain coming out of the wall? thanks for any help!

    gwg
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    The metal threads coming from the wall would work using a slip joint washer and slip joint nut.

    Then you can use that pvc trap with it.
  3. Cal

    Cal New Member

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    If you can get that old Galv. line out of the wall,,,,There is made a threaded piece of Sch. 80 pvc (it's dark grey) .You can thread that in, cut to length, glue new trap and be on you way !

    I get these at my supply house.Have NOT seen them at the box stores,,sorry
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