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10-12-13, 04:40 AM
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Posted By smgdiy

My long, plumbing nightmare is over! As per...

My long, plumbing nightmare is over! As per Toolmon's suggestion, I used some silicone inside the slip nut and a little on the rim of the pipe, after cleaning both with acetone. I let it dry...
10-11-13, 11:28 AM
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Posted By smgdiy

Forgot to mention that I have done pretty much...

Forgot to mention that I have done pretty much all I can with the original tube. It is back far enough so that it doesn't interfere with the new tube. The iron pipe bends to the left and it appears...
10-11-13, 09:24 AM
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Posted By smgdiy

It looks closer than it is. Having said that, I...

It looks closer than it is. Having said that, I have knocked a bit more out at the bottom. I may check again. Thanks for the other suggestions.
10-11-13, 07:23 AM
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Posted By smgdiy

Corroded slip nut in wall - damaged iron pipe threads

Thanks for all your suggestions on my original post, which made it to a Hot Topic column!

After, working (many hours, off and on over days) to get the old drain tube apart from the inside pipe...
09-18-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,146
Posted By smgdiy

And the winner is! 17963 After I got...

And the winner is!

17963

After I got the brass tube backed up like this, I used the Dremel wire wheel brush around the inside. When I put the pliers on the slip nut, it moved easily from all...
09-17-13, 01:19 PM
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Posted By smgdiy

Corroded slip nut in wall

I have a vintage 1954 bathroom. I am replacing the pop-up drain assembly in the sink and the trap arm broke when I was removing the p-trap. The slip nut that connected the trap arm to the cast iron...
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