Toilet and (2) 45's vs long 90

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by mar3232, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. mar3232

    mar3232 Member

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    I have a raised floor where I'm installing a toilet and coming right out of the toilet i can do one of those longer 90 elbows or (2) 45's for a gentler angle coming right out of the toilet mount. The advantage to the 90 piece is that i can get a steeper slope by an inch or so.

    Is there really much difference between the 2 ?

    Under normal circumstances will the 90 possibly clog in time ?
  2. asktom

    asktom Member

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    Either is fine.
  3. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    WHY do you "need" a steeper slope with the elbow? If you have the "proper" slope it doesn't make any difference which fittings you use.
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