Re: Bathroom Repair: Unique MPT x Female Sweat Adaptor;
Posted by e-plumber on July 15, 2004 at 12:17:29:
In response to Re: Bathroom Repair: Unique MPT x Female Sweat Adaptor;

: Thanks for the quick reply. The chrome tube is actually sweated into the brass fitting. The brass fitting is screwed into the galv 90. So the brass fitting is a MPT by female sweat reduced to 1 1/4. Pretty weird I know. Can chrome be sweated? Can I get the same pipe in brass and sweat that? Thanks

Reply:
I would try to cut the piece out of the galvanized fitting, it shouldn't be too deep in the wall, then install a utility trap or galvanized nipple stubbing out just past the wall and use a regular chrome plated tubular drain trap with an escutcheon to cover the connection onto the galv nipple.
e-plumber




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