Lead Pipe - Now what?

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by Lunker, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. Lunker

    Lunker New Member

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    Ripped out the old toilet and turns out the old flange wasn't even attached to the floor. It had a wax ring under and above it... it didn't leak so I guess it worked, oh well. :rolleyes:

    The drain pipe is made out of lead, and top is level with the floor.

    The floor is concrete.

    Went to plumbing supply house and they sold me a brass flange and a lead pipe extension.

    What the heck do I do now? How do I get a tight seal between the existing lead drain and the extension? I can't just jam it in there I need a seal between the two pipes somehow, right?
  2. krow

    krow Plumber

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  3. Lunker

    Lunker New Member

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    Thanks, yeah I posted my question here first but it looked like I would have a better chance of getting a response on the other tread, so I posted there as well...

    Again thanks!
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