Hole in steel pipe under tub

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & ' started by rpreheim, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. rpreheim

    rpreheim New Member

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    I have a 3/8 in hole in the steel elbow right below the tub drain. I know the best is to just replace the elbow but it is really hard to get to and I don't want to replace the whole tub because its a rental property and I don't want to stick much money into it. I can easily see & access the hole right from the tub drain. Is there any way to fill this hole with out replacing the piece?
  2. patrick88

    patrick88 Plumber

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    Fix the drain.
    If you patch it the drain clog and be very hard to clear.
    Do it once the first time and you will have no problems for years
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