Proper method of connecting to vent

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  1. PATNJ

    PATNJ Experienced handy man

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    In my basement, I have 4" of room below the bottom of the floor joist to connect to a 2" copper vent pipe. I have a few questions:
    1. How should I secure the vent pipe before I cut into it?
    2. What type of fitting should I use?
    3. How should I transition from PVC to the copper?

    I'm venting a Drainosaur that has a 2" vent pipe.

    Thank you for help with some basics.
     

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  2. Dunbar Plumbing

    Dunbar Plumbing Master Plumber

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    If you are describing that pipe with a cleanout cap, are you sure that isn't a drain because you cannot tie into a drain to vent.
     
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