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Old 02-17-2008, 10:37 PM   #31
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I wish I could take this picture to the plumbing store, and say here I want to do this give me the parts,lol. I don't think this is going to happen tomorrow, I am lost and stress out with the hole I have in my basement, not to mention no water can be used. We are staying in a friends house until this gets done! I wish I could hire a plumber, but this house has drained me out! Thanks alot for all your help Ron

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Old 02-18-2008, 08:04 AM   #32
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Good morning Ron, on that last drawing that you did for me, toilet, sink and shower drains, can I use tees for the venting??? I will put them facing up and tie into vent stack, let me know, Thanks. Getting ready to go get all parts this morning.
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No it will not be code, they have to be wye's tying into the mainline, if you don't have room then you will need to offset the main to allow the needed distance.
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:18 AM   #34
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Offset the mainline in the ground to run straight under the wall behind the toilet and lav sink, directly under it. then get a lowheal for toilet and that will get your toilet plumbed in right, then turn a wye combo up for the lav turn up into wall for shower using a wye combo, the tee towards the shower
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Got a little bit of energy this morning. I meant 4x4x4 wye for the toilet, then tie a 4x4x4 tee for the venting. Then 4x4x2 wye on sewer line, then 2x2x2 tee for the venting. Then 4x4x2 wye for the shower, then a 2x2x2 tee for the venting after the wye? Or are you saying no tees allowed in sewer lines? Thanks so much, making a list of all parts needed, besides 40 ft of 4 inc pipe. I got alittle bit more of digging today, but all concrete is busted up already.
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Hey Ron, can I at least paypal you for a pack of brew?
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Your going to have to make drawing up, like I do so I can see it.

Like this under the wall after off setting the mainline.
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Ron, on the toilet you are going 3 inc, I thought I could stay with 4inc. Also on the shower drain you are going 1 1/2, can I just stay with 2 inc on all venting?
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You can stay 2" on the venting if you like, I said 3" cause it's eaiser to deal with over 4", but if you prefer 4" then use 4"

Where it says 4 x 2 combo at toilet, I meant 4 x 3 combo, if you go 4' to toilet, you won't find 4" low heal I don't think, you then will use a santee instead of a lowheal.
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Okay Ron, thanks for your patience, I got everything now for the sink and shower drain. I am stuck with the toilet issue, also I'll do the 3 inc as you stated, can you be a little more clear on the toilet connection. I got as far as the 4x4x3 wye, then from there I am stuck.
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Also Ron, on the shower drain you have 2x11/2x2 san tee. As I look at the picture, the bottom of the tee would have to be 2inc, the middle where the drain would be would have to be 2 inc, and the top where the vent you have 1 1/2, do they make that sort of tee?
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Ron, here some pictures. That's what I started and I will pull it all out. Notice I have two pipe drains coming in, a 4 inc and a 3 inc that leaded to the 4 inc drain in a y. Please help me out with this one, should be my last bath! Thanks. Also I try to do a google on a heal tee, and no luck. Do you a picture of a heal tee?

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Can anyone help me vent this toilet drain, please I need to get this back up and running. Thanks so much.
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Wow I said not to use tees coming of the mainline, wye combos are needed, the toilet is a challenge, thought you said there was 2.5 feet depth from finish surface to top of sewer line.
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Ron, that was before I was in contact with you. I went to the house to day dug that out and removed all piping. If you tell me to use wyes I won't go using tees. Now how can I proceed fresh, just remember I have a 3inc and a 4 inc drain that need to be in a wye to go into the 4 inc main. Thanks man, I thought you had abandon me.

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