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Old 01-21-2013, 11:04 PM   #1
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if a fixture is too far from the stack I know that it needs its own vent. For example if I have a 2 inch drain from a shower and since I need to revent it can I use a WYE fitting and run the vent from the top of the WYE then up and over to the stack?

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post your location. depending on your code, different locations different code

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Old 01-22-2013, 08:16 AM   #3
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code has nothing to do with what im asking.
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code has nothing to do with what im asking.
Uhhhhhh

Pretty sure it does.

If it doesn't, then why even bother venting it?
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:39 AM   #5
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we used to use a san tee on its back for venting like that. inspectors approved of it. it had to be vertical or at most or least on a 45 degree angle.
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code has nothing to do with what im asking.
How did you determine your trap is too far away? Did you just decide on a random length? Of course code has something to do with it
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:38 AM   #7
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yes like that. That WYE pointing up should be used to vent that fixture, right? I have been told many time that san tee's should not placed on their sides.
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I have been told many time that san tee's should not placed on their sides.
That depends on what it's being used for. The rules about this fitting and what it can be used for can be found in a CODE book.
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code has nothing to do with what im asking.
WOW I've been doing it all wrong for the last 35 years i knew i shouldn't have bothered worrying about all that code stuff been complicating my life worrying about a stupid code...
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San T vs. Wye & 1/8
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The picture you sent me previously with the WYE used for draining and venting at the top is the WYE positioned right though? Looks like its venting the toilet?
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The picture you sent me previously with the WYE used for draining and venting at the top is the WYE positioned right though? Looks like its venting the toilet?
Right according to...... ?
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The picture you sent me previously with the WYE used for draining and venting at the top is the WYE positioned right though? Looks like its venting the toilet?
Fitting "A" looks like a 3x3x2 Wye and it is being used as the toilet vent. What is the problem you see with that??
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Hey Allen, How come the Uniform Plumbing Code is anything but Uniform?

Why dont they call it the Variable Plumbing Code? or the It depends on the whim of your Inspector, code?

Does poop have a mind of its own, and it acts differently in different places?

Yes this is a rhetorical question.

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