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Old 01-21-2013, 12:15 PM   #16
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Old 01-21-2013, 02:04 PM   #17
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Just wanted to update, The drain pipe run deep under the slab is 2 inches. I measured the wrong pipes last night. The main drain is 2 inches and there is a reducer to the rest of the drain that was run to the old tub. I will review all the posted links tonight while Im working. Thanks so far for the help. While Im here, any one have any ideas why that one wall is plywood and not left open like the other two walls? That wall backs up to my kitchen. Should I remove the plywood or just put the cement board over it?
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Dont see a problem you've got 2 inch there, No?
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Shouldnt be.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:29 PM   #20
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That 2" looks good.

I'd still go ahead and cut the floor enough to get the drain centered.

As to the plywood, that may be a shear wall. I wouldn't take it off ; besides it's probably more trouble than it's worth anyway to give your shower an extra 1/2".


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