Shower Drain installed with no gasket or locking nut

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Dohc

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See picture below, we had a Sioux Chief 828 shower drain installed in our shower pan and the installer left off the rubber gasket, fiber gasket, and locking nut. He says the Polyurethane Sealant is enough. Then why would the manufacture (Sioux Chief) include the rubber gasket, fiber gasket, and locking nut? It doesn't appear typical to me, but is this normal to not use the gasket and locking nut?
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Everything below the wedi Fundo Primo shower pan was NOT installed.

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that looks like a drain for a factory made shower pan. No familiar with your style of build, looks all wrong to me So My answer is, No this isn't normal stop the work and figure it out
 

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that looks like a drain for a factory made shower pan. No familiar with your style of build, looks all wrong to me So My answer is, No this isn't normal stop the work and figure it out
Jeff,

Thanks for the feedback.

The installing company now suggest that they sheet the inside of the shower with a water proof membrane, they are asking if they could use either of these...
https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/Membranes/c/M

My concerns, can you use two water proof devices, the pre-made shower pan and membrane, will that work together? What about water/moisture trapped between the two?
How do you "adhere" or "glue" the water proof membrane to the Sioux Chief 828 shower drain? I noticed that Polyurethane Sealant does not stick to the plastic Sioux Chief drain.

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It does not look like a shower I've seen . Its a little hard to explain but I don't think that drain is for the type of pan. furthermore Your shower pan might not be proper regardless of which drain you use, I'm concerned seeing what I see that anything is done correctly , I suggest you take a very keen eye to this work before proceeding
 

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Thanks for your feedback. I should explain the shower drain and shower pan came in a kit from wedi. It is a wedi Fundo Primo shower system. But the installing contactor failed to install all the parts provided in the kit.

They have now offered to change out the wedi pan and drain kit and use a PVC glue in drain included with a Schluter®-KERDI-SHOWER-T/-TS/-TT pan. I am considering their offer as I feel it would be the best way forward.
 

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All I can tell you is its wrong , Good they are willing to redo. Somehow they are off track hope they know the proper way of redoing it. Sorry but this is serious stuff to put it all together then have water damage and mold down the road
 
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All I can tell you is its wrong , Good they are willing to redo. Somehow they are off track hope they know the proper way of redoing it. Sorry but this is serious stuff to put it all together then have water damage and mold down the road

Thank you all for the feedback. I ended up purchasing the Schluter pan, and the contractor removed the wedi pan and replaced with the Schluter. Not happy with the rework, as there was no good reason for it, but it is fixed now.
 

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