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Old 04-24-2013, 06:48 AM   #16
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One tip when cutting and installing the pipe, do a dry fit first and use a marker to put a line across each joint. This way you'll be able to get it all sorted out FIRST and then be able to set it up that way when you're finally ready to prime and then glue the joints for their final connection. You do not want to be applying the glue until you know how all of it lines up.

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One tip when cutting and installing the pipe, do a dry fit first and use a marker to put a line across each joint. .
Yeah good point especially if you have a couple of 45's you have to line up
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which way you going to do the flange??
I was going to try option 2 so I could screw it directly to the subfloor. Then, use a Set-Rite extender to raise it up to the tile level. http://set-rite.com
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This won't help fix the problem but, did you find the missing piece of the flange? That would tell you if the toilet hold down bolts were improperly attached.

Hmmm. If you glued the missing piece back, wouldn't the (essentially welded) joint be just as strong as the unbroken plastic would have been?
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This won't help fix the problem but, did you find the missing piece of the flange? That would tell you if the toilet hold down bolts were improperly attached.

Hmmm. If you glued the missing piece back, wouldn't the (essentially welded) joint be just as strong as the unbroken plastic would have been?
Unfortunately, the broken pieces were discarded. Plus they were too warped to re-glue properly.

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Work from the pipe up. Not the flange down. Make sure the flange is securely fastened to the floor with stainless steel wood screws that penetrate the wood floor.
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Work from the pipe up. Not the flange down. Make sure the flange is securely fastened to the floor with stainless steel wood screws that penetrate the wood floor.
Won't that make it hard to properly position the flange?
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@ kcrossley2-
I saw one of these today at my supply house and I thought of you.
It has all the slots your old flange has. I'm not standing there looking at your's but I'm thinking this might screw down on top of your existing flange and into your sub floor- just a thought- http://www.siouxchief.com/Drainage/R...e-A-Ring.T5FEX

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