Waste Drain assembly for Clawfoot Tub

Discussion in 'Shower & bathtub Forum & Blog' started by Lina, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. Lina

    Lina New Member

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    I need to obtain a replacement drain assembly for an old clawfoot tub.
    Like these: http://www.shopping.com/-clawfoot tub waste drain covers

    There are a number available online.
    Can anyone advise me as to the best quality brands?

    (The plumber is not familiar with these products because we are in an area where old houses and old tubs are uncommon.)
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    I don't know of any recommendations for tub drains.
    At any rate, they are easy to install and replace.
    Most tub drains like that are good for years and years.

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    Last edited: Oct 18, 2013
  3. Lina

    Lina New Member

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    The last one was good for 93 years. Here's hoping the next one does as well. :)
    Thanks.
  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    drain

    There is nothing unique to a leg tub drain, other than contemporary ones are usually plated so they look nice, and many of the "authentic" ones use 1 3/8" tubing.
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