bath drain removal

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by Howard, Oct 22, 2004.

  1. Howard

    Howard New Member

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    I am having quite a bit of difficulty removing the drain to the bathtub as it seems to be "frozen" in place. I have tried using one of the Drain-removal tools but still no luck. If one of the readers has a good solution, I would be most appreciative. Also, is removing this old drain going to cause more problems down the line.

    Thank you.
     
  2. Bob's HandyGuy

    Bob's HandyGuy Senior Member

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    Sometimes the only way to remove an old drain is to drill many holes around the perimeter of the drain and chisel it out.
     
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  4. doitright

    doitright Tile & Stone Specialist

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  5. LonnythePlumber

    LonnythePlumber Plumber, Contractor, Attorney

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    No Tool works

    John have you used or know anyone who has used the strainer removal tool at jones? I've never know any to work on a brass strainer into a brass shoe after twenty years.
     
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