Leak in claw foot tub connection

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buffalodoug

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The clawfoot tub on the second floor is leaking. My daughter was showering upstairs and I saw it was leaking into the first floor. The leak is coming from this connection above the second floor. What’s the best way to connect these two parts? I do have the ability to cut the PVC below, and squeeze in a new part above the downstairs bathroom is fully demoed.
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A p-trap is required directly under any fixture. From what you show, if the pvc is the drain, it is wrong outright.

The connection at the tub is a waste/overflow that has a tubular tailpiece going into a slip-joint nut.
We always make those joints up with brass.
I recommend a plumber do this repair.
 

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That nut looks cracked and I don't understand how that joint is even hooked up. Looks like two male threads butted together with the nut keeping them connected.:eek:
 
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